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  • 21propulsion — [[t]prəpʌ̱lʃ(ə)n[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft n N, N n Propulsion is the power that moves something, especially a vehicle, in a forward direction. [FORMAL] Interest in jet propulsion was now growing at the Air Ministry. ...the submarine s propulsion… …

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  • 22propulsion — (pro pul sion) s. f. Terme didactique. Mouvement qui porte en avant. La propulsion du sang par le coeur. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Propulsion, OUDIN Dict.. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Voy. propulseur ; ital. propulsione …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 23propulsion — n. jet; nuclear; rocket propulsion * * * [prə pʌlʃ(ə)n] nuclear rocket propulsion jet …

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  • 24propulsión — (f) (Intermedio) energía que causa el movimiento de algo o la acción de dar este impulso Ejemplos: En física hemos hablado de la fuerza de propulsión. Su sistema de propulsión es muy innovador. Sinónimos: movimiento, fuerza, marcha, avance,… …

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  • 25propulsion — pro|pul|sion [prəˈpʌlʃən] n [U] technical [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: propulsus, past participle of propellere; PROPEL] the force that drives a vehicle forward →↑propel rocket/wind/nuclear/jet propulsion ▪ research into liquid hydrogen as… …

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  • 26PROPULSION — n. f. Mouvement qui porte vers un point. Force de propulsion …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 27propulsion — noun Propulsion is used before these nouns: ↑system …

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  • 28propulsion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Driving forward Nouns 1. propulsion, projection; push (see impulse); ejaculation; ejection; throw, fling, toss, shot. 2. propeller, driver, turbine (see power); shooter, archer, bowman, rifleman,… …

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  • 29propulsion — pro|pul|sion [ prə pʌlʃən ] noun uncount TECHNICAL the force that drives or pushes something forward: jet propulsion ╾ pro|pul|sive adjective …

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  • 30propulsion — jet propulsion …

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  • 31propulsion — noun (U) technical 1 the force that drives a vehicle forward 2 jet propulsion the use of engines which push out hot gases to make an aircraft fly propulsive / sIv/ adjective: propulsive force …

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  • 32propulsion — noun these birds use their wings for propulsion under water Syn: thrust, motive force, impetus, impulse, drive, driving force, actuation, push, pressure, power …

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  • 33propulsion — UK [prəˈpʌlʃ(ə)n] / US [prəˈpʌlʃən] noun [uncountable] physics the force that moves or pushes something forward jet propulsion Derived word: propulsive UK [prəˈpʌlsɪv] / US adjective …

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  • 34propulsion — See hybrid propulsion …

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  • 35propulsion — noun Etymology: Latin propellere to propel Date: 1626 1. the action or process of propelling 2. something that propels …

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  • 36propulsion — propulsive /preuh pul siv/, propulsory, adj. /preuh pul sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of propelling. 2. the state of being propelled. 3. a means of propelling; propelling force, impulse, etc. [1605 15; < L propuls(us) (ptp. of propellere to&#8230; …

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  • 37propulsion — noun A force causing movement. See Also: propel …

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  • 38propulsion — The tendency to fall forward; responsible for the festination in paralysis agitans. [G. pro pello, pp. pulsus, to drive forth] * * * pro·pul·sion (pro pulґsh&#601;n) [pro + pulsion] 1. tendency to fall forward in walking. 2. festination …

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  • 39Propulsion — Pro|pulsio̱n [zu lat. propellere, propulsum = vorwärtsstoßen, treiben] w; , en: Gehstörung mit Neigung zum Vorwärtsfallen bzw. Verlust der Fähigkeit, in der Bewegung innezuhalten (bei ↑Paralysis agitans) …

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  • 40Propulsion — Pro|pul|si|on die; , en &LT;zu lat. propulsus, Part. Perf. von propellere »vorwärts treiben, vorwärts stoßen«, u. 1↑...ion&GT;: 1. (veraltet) das Vorwärts , Forttreiben. 2. Gehstörung mit Neigung zum Vorwärtsfallen bzw. Verlust der Fähigkeit, in&#8230; …

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