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Webster 1913 Edition


Propulsion

Pro-pul′sion

,
Noun.
[Cf. F.
propulsion
. See
Propel
.]
1.
The act driving forward or away; the act or process of propelling;
as, steam
propulsion
.
2.
An impelling act or movement.
God works in all things; all obey
His first
propulsion
.
Whittier.

Webster 1828 Edition


Propulsion

PROPUL'SION

,
Noun.
[L.propulsus, propello. See Propel.]
The act of driving forward.
Pro rata, [L.] in proportion.

Definition 2022


propulsion

propulsion

See also: propulsión

English

Noun

propulsion (countable and uncountable, plural propulsions)

  1. Force causing movement.

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French

Noun

propulsion f (plural propulsions)

  1. propulsion