propulsion

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pro·pul·sion

noun \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

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