Examples of propulsion in a Sentence
Sailboats use wind as their source of propulsion.
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This time, Ronaldo rose using his own propulsion, and clinically guided the ball beyond Martinez for the third time on the night to collect his second goal.
Federal prosecutors argued that Saucier was a disgruntled sailor who had put national security at risk by taking photos showing the submarine’s propulsion system and reactor compartment and then obstructed justice by destroying a laptop and camera.
The company will focus on low-emissions fuels, hybrid propulsion systems and power generation systems using sustainable energy sources.
Ryan's Prius was among roughly 800,000 voluntarily recalled in 2014 because a circuit in the inverter could overheat and fail, potentially causing the vehicle to lose propulsion.
The wire was reconnected by maintenance staff, the propulsion system was tested and found to be operational, and the Coast Guard cleared the vessel for service, Driscoll said.
Those are now repaired and some changes had to be made to stem leaks in the propulsion system.
For instance, workers who intended to clean valves for the telescope’s propulsion system accidentally used the wrong solvent for the job.
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PROPULSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of propulsion for English Language Learners
: the force that moves something forward : the force that propels something
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