noun elec·tro·pult \ə̇ˈlektrəˌpəlt, -pu̇lt\

Definition of electropult



  1. :  an electrical catapult for accelerating airplanes to takeoff speed on a short runway that consists of a car and a track which react with each other as the stator and rotor of an induction motor to give the car great acceleration when enormous electrical power is supplied for a short time

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Origin and Etymology of electropult

electr- + -pult (as in catapult)

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a brief usually trivial fact

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