bi·​pro·​pel·​lant ˌbī-prə-ˈpe-lənt How to pronounce bipropellant (audio)
: a rocket propellant consisting of separate fuel and oxidizer that come together only in a combustion chamber

Examples of bipropellant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But because of the explosion risk, there isn't enough time to fully deplete the bipropellant. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 23 Jan. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bipropellant was in 1947

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“Bipropellant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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