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controllable-pitch

[kuh n-troh-luh-buh l-pich] /kənˈtroʊ lə bəlˈpɪtʃ/
adjective
1.
(of a marine or aircraft propeller) having blades whose pitch can be changed during navigation or flight; variable-pitch.
Compare adjustable-pitch.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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