controllable-pitch

/keuhn troh"leuh beuhl pich"/, adj.
(of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed during navigation or flight; variable-pitch. Cf. adjustable-pitch.
[1935-40]

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Universalium. 2010.

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