propulsor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin prōpellere (to propel) +‎ -or.

Noun[edit]

propulsor (plural propulsors)

  1. (chiefly aeronautics) A propellor enclosed in a short cylinder, that can typically be swivelled to change the angle of thrust. [from 20th c.]

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

prōpulsor

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of prōpulsō



Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

propulsor m (plural propulsores)

  1. propeller (mechanical device used to propel)

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

propulsor m, f (plural propulsores)

  1. propulsive

Noun[edit]

propulsor m (plural propulsores)

  1. propulsion
  2. propellant
  3. propeller

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