self–propelled

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adjective self–pro·pelled \ˌself-prə-ˈpeld\

Definition of self–propelled

  1. 1 :  containing within itself the means for its own propulsion <a self–propelled vehicle>

  2. 2 :  mounted on or fired from a moving vehicle <a self–propelled gun>

1869

First Known Use of self–propelled

1869


SELF–PROPELLED Defined for English Language Learners

self–propelled

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adjective self–pro·pelled \ˌself-prə-ˈpeld\

Definition of self–propelled for English Language Learners

  • : able to move itself by means of a motor


SELF–PROPELLED Defined for Kids

self–propelled

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adjective self–pro·pelled \ˌself-prə-ˈpeld\

Definition of self–propelled for Students

  1. :  containing within itself the means for its own movement <a self-propelled lawn mower>


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