propulsion

See also: propulsión

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin propulsio, propulsionis, from the past participle of Latin propello (to drive forward, drive forth, drive away, drive out).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈpʌlʃən/
  • (file)

NounEdit

propulsion (countable and uncountable, plural propulsions)

  1. The action of driving or pushing, typically forward or onward; a propulsive force or impulse.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin propulsio, propulsionem, from Latin propulsus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

propulsion f (plural propulsions)

  1. propulsion [from 1640]

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