Definition of Propellents

1. Noun. (plural of propellent) ¹



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Definition of Propellents

1. propellent [n] - See also: propellent

Lexicographical Neighbors of Propellents

propargylic
propargyls
proparoxytone
proparoxytones
proparoxytonic
propedeuse
propedeutic
propel
propellane
propellanes
propellant
propellant explosive
propellants
propelled
propellent
propellents
propeller
propeller-head
propeller head
propeller heads
propeller plane
propeller shaft
propeller shafts
propellered
propellerhead
propellerheads
propellerless
propellerlike
propellers
propelling

Literary usage of Propellents

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Phrenological Journal, and Magazine of Moral Science (1840)
"The second class includes those powers by which we are impelled to action; and these are appropriately termed propellents. The Propellents include all the ..."

2. The New World of Science: Its Development During the War by Robert Mearns Yerkes (1920)
"... either single base (nitro cellulose only), or double base (nitro cellulose-nitroglycerin) as the propellents, with mercury fulminate and chlorate ..."

3. Available Technologies of the Office of Technology Transfer, U. S. Energy by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"These propellents frequently are sources of contaminants in the metal spray. This invention provides a method for dispersing molten metal into fine ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"SMOKELESS POWDERS are the modern explosives which have replaced black gunpowder for use as propellents in guns. Such powders are styled smokeless because ..."

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