propellant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

propel +‎ -ant

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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propellant (plural propellants)

  1. anything that propels
  2. fuel, oxidizer, reaction mass or mixture for one or more engines (especially internal combustion engines or jet engines) that is carried within a vehicle prior to use
  3. the compressed gas in a pressurised container (especially an aerosol can) that is used to expel its content

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Adjective[edit]

propellant

  1. Alternative spelling of propellent

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

prōpellant

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of prōpellō