HyperDic: propellant

English > 2 senses of the word propellant:
NOUNsubstancepropellant, propellentany substance that propels
ADJECTIVEallpropellant, propellent, propelling, propulsivetending to or capable of propelling
propellant > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > propellant: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to or capable of propelling.
Example"propellant fuel for submarines"
Synonymspropellent, propelling, propulsive
Broaderdynamic, dynamicalCharacterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
Nounspropellantany substance that propels
Verbspropelcause to move forward with force
English > propellant: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny substance that propels.
Narrowercompressed gasgas at a high pressure that can be used as a propellant
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellentAn explosive charge that propels a rocket
BroadersubstanceA particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
Spanishpropelente, propulsor
Adjectivespropellanttending to or capable of propelling
Verbspropelcause to move forward with force

©2001-24 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict