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Meaning of PROPULSION

Pronunciation:  pru'pulshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of propelling
  2. [n]  a propelling force
 

PROPULSION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: actuation
 
 See Also: deed, dribble, dribbling, drive, driving force, effort, ejection, exploit, expulsion, feat, force, forcing out, heave, jump, jumping, launch, launching, lift, lob, nuclear propulsion, projection, pull, pulling, push, pushing, raise, reaction propulsion, roll, rolling, shooting, shot, throw, thrust, wheeling

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*pul"sion\, n. [Cf. F. propulsion. See {Propel}.]
1. The act driving forward or away; the act or process of
   propelling; as, steam propulsion.

2. An impelling act or movement.

         God works in all things; all obey His first
         propulsion.                           --Whittier.

 

 

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