English adjective: propellant
|1.||propellant tending to or capable of propelling|
|Samples||Propellant fuel for submarines.|
The faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency.
Universities...the seats of propulsive thought.
|Synonyms||propellent, propelling, propulsive|
English noun: propellant
|1.||propellant (substance) any substance that propels|
|Narrower (hyponym)||compressed gas, rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent|