Definitions for propulsion
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word propulsion.
a propelling force
the act of propelling
Force causing movement.
Etymology: From propulsio, from past participle of propello
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The act of driving forward.
Etymology: propulsus, Lat.
Joy worketh by propulsion of the moisture of the brain, when the spirits dilate and occupy more room. Francis Bacon.
The evanescent solid and fluid will scarce differ, and the extremities of those small canals will by propulsion be carried off with the fluid continually. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
Propulsion refers to the action or process of pushing, driving, or moving something forward, usually a vehicle or an aircraft, by using a force. This may involve different types of engines or motors that work on various scientific principles.
the act driving forward or away; the act or process of propelling; as, steam propulsion
an impelling act or movement
Etymology: [Cf. F. propulsion. See Propel.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of propulsion in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of propulsion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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Translations for propulsion
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- propulsio, työntövoimaFinnish
- sparradhScottish Gaelic
- propulsare, propulsieRomanian
- пропульсия, движущая силаRussian
- sự đẩy tớiVietnamese
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