cycloidal propeller

cycloidal propeller

[sī′klȯid·əl prə′pel·ər]
(naval architecture)
A type of vertical-axis propeller; used especially on shallow-draft craft.
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Each vessel has been designed specifically for Valdez service, each has been installed with two Voith Schneider Model 36 GII cycloidal propellers, and each tug can generate stopping forces in excess of 300,000 pounds.