monopropellant

noun
mono·​pro·​pel·​lant | \ ˌmä-nō-prə-ˈpe-lənt How to pronounce monopropellant (audio) \

Definition of monopropellant

: a rocket propellant containing both the fuel and the oxidizer in a single substance

First Known Use of monopropellant

circa 1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Monopropellant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monopropellant. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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