propulsive

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adjective pro·pul·sive \-ˈpəl-siv\

Definition of propulsive

  1. :  tending or having power to propel <propulsive force>

Origin and Etymology of propulsive

Latin propulsus, past participle of propellere


First Known Use: 1648

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