Propeller boss | Article about propeller boss by The Free Dictionary
propeller boss[prə′pel·ər ‚bȯs]
The central portion of the screw propeller which carries the blades, and forms the medium of attachment to the propeller shaft. Also known as propeller hub.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The thick, central portion of a fixed-pitch propeller hub. Also called blade boss
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For propulsion, an innovative system is adopted that effectively converts the main engine power into propulsion power by positioning fins forward of the propellers and placing special grooves in the propeller boss
For propulsion, the ship adopts a system to effectively convert the main engine power into propulsion power by positioning fins forward of the propellers and placing particular grooves in the propeller boss