As nouns the difference between prop and piller
is that prop
is an object placed against or under another, to support it; anything that supports or prop
can be (theater|film) an item placed on a stage or set to create a scene or scenario in which actors perform contraction of "property" or prop
can be the propeller of an aircraft or prop
can be a proposition, especially on an election-day ballot while piller
) a plunderer or thief.
As a verb prop
is to support or shore up something.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Akin to German Pfropfen and Danish proppe, compare Latin
An object placed against or under another, to support it; anything that supports.
(rugby) The player who is next to the hooker in a scrum.
One of the seashells in the game of props.
- They stuck a block of wood under it as a prop .
To support or shore up something.
- Try using a phone book to prop up the table where the foot is missing.
Abbreviation of property.
(theater, film) An item placed on a stage or set to create a scene or scenario in which actors perform. Contraction of "property".
- They used the trophy as a prop in the movie.
* In stagecraft, usually the term (term) is reserved for an object with which an actor or performer interacts (e.g., a glass, a book or a weapon). Larger items adding to the scene, (e.g. chairs) are considered part of the set.
* Props are often non-functional. A prop that is required to function is a "practical" prop.
Abbreviation of propeller.
The propeller of an aircraft.
Abbreviation of proposition.
A proposition, especially on an election-day ballot.
* prop wash
* warm prop
(label) A plunderer or thief.
- Thenne he horsed his bretheren ageyne and sayd bretheren ye oughte to be ashamed to falle so of your horses / What is a Knyght but whan he is on horsbak / I sett not by a knyght whanne he is on foote / for all batails on fote ar but pelowres batails / For there shold no Knyghte syghte on foote / but yf hit were for treason / or els he were dryuen therto by force