Definition of Propelling

1. Adjective. Tending to or capable of propelling. "Universities...the seats of propulsive thought"

Exact synonyms: Propellant, Propellent, Propulsive
Similar to: Dynamic, Dynamical
Derivative terms: Propel, Propellant, Propel, Propellent, Propel



Definition of Propelling

1. Verb. (present participle of propel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Propelling

1. propel [v] - See also: propel

Propelling Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Propelling

propellent
propellents
propeller
propeller-head
propeller head
propeller heads
propeller plane
propeller shaft
propeller shafts
propellered
propellerhead
propellerheads
propellerless
propellerlike
propellers
propelling (current term)
propelling pencil
propelling pencils
propellor
propellor head
propellors
propelment
propelments
propels
propenal
propenals
propenamide
propenamides
propend
propended

Literary usage of Propelling

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1. Text-book of Human Physiology: Including Histology and Microscopical Anatomy by Leonard Landois, Albert Philson Brubaker (1905)
"The degree of the propelling force depends on two factors: 2. ... The propelling force at any selected point in the tube will thus be: h=F + D For ..."

2. Railroad Engineers' Field-book and Explorers' Guide: Especially Adapted to by H. C. Godwin (1890)
"Now the theoretic curve of propelling Force will be a hyperbola, ... Then C, the point of intersection of the Line of propelling Force with the Line of ..."

3. Mechanics Magazine (1826)
"SIR,—In the 107th Number of your Magazine there is a Plan for propelling ... In addition to the above remarks on the improved paddles for propelling ..."

4. Merchant Vessels by Robert Riegel (1921)
"The deductions may be divided into three groups, which will be treated in the order given: deductions for propelling machinery, for crew space, ..."

5. Merchant Vessels by Robert Riegel (1921)
"The deductions may be divided into three groups, which will be treated in the order given: deductions for propelling machinery, for crew space, ..."

6. A Sketch of the Origin and Progress of Steam Navigation from Authentic Documents by Bennet Woodcroft (1848)
"It appears from this patent that he did not consider he had discovered a practical mode of propelling vessels, but that his tubular boiler was the only part ..."

7. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1899)
"1 represents a boat on tbe bank fitted with the new propelling device, which is the invention of Mr. ... The characteristic feature about the propelling ..."

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