HyperDic: propulsive

English > 2 senses of the word propulsive:
ADJECTIVEpertpropulsivehaving the power to propel
allpropulsive, propellant, propellent, propellingtending to or capable of propelling
English > propulsive: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningHaving the power to propel.
Example"propulsive coefficient"
Nounspropulsiona propelling force
English > propulsive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtending to or capable of propelling.
  • "the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"
  • "universities...the seats of propulsive thought"
Synonymspropellant, propellent, propelling
Broaderdynamic, dynamicalCharacterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality
Verbspropelcause to move forward with force

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