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Prop

n.1.A shell, used as a die. See Props.
v. t.1.To support, or prevent from falling, by placing something under or against; as, to prop up a fence or an old building; (Fig.) to sustain; to maintain; as, to prop a declining state.
[imp. & p. p. Propped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Propping.]
n.1.That which sustains an incumbent weight; that on which anything rests or leans for support; a support; a stay; as, a prop for a building.
Noun1.prop - a support placed beneath or against something to keep it from shaking or falling
2.prop - any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie; "before every scene he ran down his checklist of props"
Synonyms: property
3.Propprop - a propeller that rotates to push against air
Verb1.prop - support by placing against something solid or rigid; "shore and buttress an old building"
Synonyms: prop up, shore up, shore
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