Definition of Propulsion

1. Noun. A propelling force.

Generic synonyms: Force
Specialized synonyms: Nuclear Propulsion, Reaction Propulsion



2. Noun. The act of propelling.

Definition of Propulsion

1. n. The act driving forward or away; the act or process of propelling; as, steam propulsion.

Definition of Propulsion

1. Noun. Force causing movement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Propulsion

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propulsion

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propulsion (current term)
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propyl group
propyl radical
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Literary usage of Propulsion

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1. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"propulsion The Revival of the Reversible Blade Propeller. ... 60934 B. propulsion Application of Power Transmission to Ship propulsion. ..."

2. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTechnolo (1994)
"propulsion Divers who swim with their arms use a variety of strokes for propulsion. The breast stroke is the most common because it is a strong stroke and ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Birds Using their Wings as a Means of propulsion under Water.— Mr. Charles \V. Michael and his companion can be congratulated on the excellent photographs ..."

4. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"The directorate's areas of expertise are: turbine engines, including components, gas generators, small engine technology, and propulsion system integration; ..."

5. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1907)
"Chain propulsion is used to some extent in Europe, but since it does not possess any ... In the first method of propulsion mentioned, the stream of water ..."

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