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adjustable-pitch

ad·just·a·ble-pitch
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-juhs-tuh-buh l pich]
    • /əˈdʒʌs tə bəl pɪtʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-juhs-tuh-buh l pich]
    • /əˈdʒʌs tə bəl pɪtʃ/

Definition of adjustable-pitch word

  • adjective adjustable-pitch (of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed while the propeller is stationary, chiefly to suit various conditions of navigation or flight. 1

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Origin of adjustable-pitch

First appearance:

before 1905
One of the 15% newest English words
First recorded in 1905-10

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Parts of speech for Adjustable-pitch

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

adjustable-pitch popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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