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Bow thrusters (Qpjywb)

Definition
Propellers at the lower sea-covered part of the bow of the ship which turn at right angles to the fore-and-aft line and thus provide transverse thrust as a maneuvering aid. (Source: www.vpa.org.vn/english/Maritime_term/glossary4/b)
Broader Term
Thrusters (Qpjyw)