What does propulsion mean?

Definitions for propulsion
prəˈpʌl ʃənpropul·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. propulsion(noun)

    a propelling force

  2. propulsion, actuation(noun)

    the act of propelling


  1. propulsion(Noun)

    Force causing movement.

    Etymology: From propulsio, from past participle of propello

Webster Dictionary

  1. Propulsion(noun)

    the act driving forward or away; the act or process of propelling; as, steam propulsion

    Etymology: [Cf. F. propulsion. See Propel.]

  2. Propulsion(noun)

    an impelling act or movement

    Etymology: [Cf. F. propulsion. See Propel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Propulsion

    prō-pul′shun, n. act of propelling: a driving forward.—adjs. Propul′sive, Propul′sory, tending or having power to propel. [Low L. propulsio—L. propellĕre, propulsum, to push forward.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of propulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of propulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of propulsion in a Sentence

  1. Stephanie Brinley:

    In the near-term, EV competition will be extremely high, increased choice and availability will drive sales growth, but the number of vehicle introductions is initially outpacing demand for the electric propulsion option.

  2. Dan Roth:

    There is a burgeoning market for electric propulsion...that’s not a bad place to be if you want to learn about how to make batteries last longer and deliver more power, which could be beneficial to the development of your phones, laptops, and tablets.

  3. Marine Corporal Dan Lasko:

    It's amazing! When I'm swimming I can feel the propulsion. I mean, it feels like I'm back to normal, i already have my fellow wounded warriors asking where they can get this device. There's absolutely no reason why any disability should hold you back from what you want to do.

  4. Jeffrey Lewis:

    What's important is that the Serebryanka is inside that exclusion zone. It's there. It's inside the ocean perimeter that they set up. It's not there by accident, i think they were probably there to pick up a propulsion unit off the ocean floor.

  5. Phil Greene:

    Regrettably, he suffered a mechanical problem with his main propulsion system, which left him in the path of the storm, we do not know when his engine problems began to occur, nor the reasons for his engine problems.

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