electropult

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

Definition of electropult

plural -s
: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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