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Noun: prop  próp
  1. A support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
  2. Any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
    "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props";
    - property
  3. [informal] A propeller that rotates to push against air
    - airplane propeller [N. Amer], airscrew, aeroplane propeller [Brit]
Verb: prop (propped,propping)  próp
  1. Support by placing against something solid or rigid
    - prop up, shore up, shore

Derived forms: propped, props, propping

Type of: article, hold, hold up, object, physical object, propeller, propellor, support, sustain

Part of: mise en scène, propeller plane, setting, stage setting

Encyclopedia: Prop