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Meaning of ION ENGINE

Pronunciation:  'Iun 'enjun

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a type of reaction-propulsion engine to propel rockets in space; a stream of positive ions is accelerated to a high velocity by an electric field
 
 See Also: reaction engine, reaction-propulsion engine

 

 

 

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