propulsor

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin prōpellō (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

References[edit]

  • propulsor”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • propulsor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

propulsor m (plural propulsores)

  1. propeller (mechanical device used to propel)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French propulseur.

Noun[edit]

propulsor n (plural propulsoare)

  1. propeller

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾopulˈsoɾ/, [pɾo.pulˈsoɾ]

Adjective[edit]

propulsor (feminine propulsora, masculine plural propulsores, feminine plural propulsoras)

  1. propulsive

Noun[edit]

propulsor m (plural propulsores)

  1. propulsion
  2. propellant
  3. propeller
  4. thruster

Noun[edit]

propulsor m (plural propulsores, feminine propulsora, feminine plural propulsoras)

  1. promoter
  2. champion

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