Definition of Propulsion. Meaning of Propulsion. Synonyms of Propulsion

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Definition of Propulsion

Propulsion
Propulsion 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.

Meaning of Propulsion from wikipedia

- Propulsion means the action or process of pushing or pulling to drive an object . The term is derived from two Latin words: pro, meaning before or forward;...
- Marine propulsion is the mechanism or system used to generate thrust to move a ship or boat across water. While paddles and sails are still used on some...
- Spacecraft propulsion is any method used to accelerate spacecraft and artificial satellites. In-space propulsion exclusively deals with propulsion systems...
- The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in the city of La CaƱada Flintridge in...
- Nuclear propulsion includes a wide variety of propulsion methods that use some form of nuclear reaction as their primary power source. The idea of using...
- Propulsion transmission is the mode of transmitting and controlling propulsion power of a machine. The term transmission properly refers to the whole drivetrain...
- Jet propulsion is the propulsion of an object in one direction, produced by ejecting a jet of fluid in the opposite direction. By Newton's third law, the...
- Laser propulsion is a form of beam-powered propulsion where the energy source is a remote (usually ground-based) laser system and separate from the reaction...
- Nuclear marine propulsion is propulsion of a ship or submarine with heat provided by a nuclear reactor. The power plant heats water to produce steam for...
- Berg Propulsion is a Swedish company that designs and manufactures controllable-pitch propellers for the marine industry. The company produces customized...