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propulsion

noun pro·pul·sion \prə-ˈpəl-shən\

: the force that moves something forward : the force that propels something

Full Definition of PROPULSION

1
:  the action or process of propelling
2
:  something that propels

Examples of PROPULSION

  1. Sailboats use wind as their source of propulsion.

Origin of PROPULSION

Latin propellere to propel
First Known Use: 1626
PROPULSION Defined for Kids

propulsion

noun pro·pul·sion \prə-ˈpəl-shən\

Definition of PROPULSION for Kids

1
:  the act or process of propelling
2
:  the force that moves something forward

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