As nouns the difference between prop and strut
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 strut
is a proud step or walk, with the head erect; affected dignity in walking or strut
can be a support rod.
As verbs the difference between prop and strut
is that prop
is to support or shore up something while strut
is to swell; protuberate; bulge or spread out or strut
can be (construction) to brace or support by a strut ot struts; hold in place or strengthen by an upright, diagonal, or transverse support.
As an adjective strut is
(archaic) swelling out; protuberant; bulging.
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
From (etyl) (m), (m), from (etyl) , now in Alemannic)
* (l), (l) (dialectal)
To swell; protuberate; bulge or spread out.
(originally said of fowl) To stand or walk stiffly, with the tail erect and spread out.
To walk proudly or haughtily.
- The bellying canvas strutted with the gale.
- He strutted about the yard, thinking himself master of all he surveyed.
(obsolete) To cause to swell; enlarge; give more importance to.
To protrude; cause to bulge.
- Does he not hold up his head, and strut in his gait?
* (To walk proudly or haughtily) swagger
* strut one's stuff
From (etyl) (m), (m), (m), from (m), . See above.
A proud step or walk, with the head erect; affected dignity in walking.
From a contraction of strutted.
(archaic) Swelling out; protuberant; bulging.
Origin obscure, but apparently related to (m) above. Cognate with (etyl) .
(construction) To brace or support by a strut ot struts; hold in place or strengthen by an upright, diagonal, or transverse support.
* (l), (l)