Definition of Single prop
1. Noun. A propeller plane with a single propeller.
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Literary usage of Single prop
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Colliery Manager's Handbook: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Laying-out by Caleb Pamely (1898)
"A single prop and lid is sometimes though not often fixed in the main roadways as well as the working places. Fig. 161 shows a single prop and lid. ..."
2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith (1897)
"Single timber, ie, where a single prop is set at right angles to the dip on ... A single prop and collar, one end of the collar being notched into the top ..."
3. Questions and Problems in Elementary Physics, Containing Numerous Practical by C. L. Hotze (1878)
"A plank weighing io pounds rests on a single prop at its middle point ; if the prop be replaced by two others on each side of it, 3 feet and 5 feet from the ..."
4. Miners' Pocket-book: A Reference Book for Miners, Mine Surveyors, Geologists by Charles George Warnford Lock (1897)
"When the vein is 12 ft. or less in thickness, so that a single prop will reach from wall to wall, the method is somewhat modified. A etope-drift is driven a ..."
5. Coal Mining in Arkansas by Alvin Arthur Steel (1910)
"This action often concentrates the weight of a large amount of rock upon a single prop, which may break with fatal results ..."