Examples of propulsion in a Sentence
Sailboats use wind as their source of propulsion.
Origin and Etymology of propulsion
Latin propellere to propel
First Known Use: 1627
PROPULSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of propulsion for English Language Learners
: the force that moves something forward : the force that propels something
PROPULSION Defined for Kids
Definition of propulsion for Students
1 : the act or process of propelling
2 : the force that moves something forward
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