impeller definition

  • noun:
    • one which impels, as a rotating device familiar with force a fluid in a desired way under some pressure.
    • A rotor or rotor knife.
    • something that or somebody who impels, often a part of a pump.
    • one that, or what, impels.
    • one that or what impels.
    • Specifically, the revolving wheel or pumping element of a centrifugal fan or pump.
    • the knife of a rotor (as in the compressor of a jet motor)

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