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propulsion

Roget-categorie 284

2. Words relating to space
2.4. Motion
›› 2.4.4. Motion with reference to direction

#284. [Motion given to an object situated in front.] Propulsion

zelfstandig naamwoord

propulsion, projectionpropelmentvis a tergo [Lat.], force from behindpush, shove etc. (impulse) 276ejaculateejection etc. 297throw, fling, toss, shot, discharge, shylaunch, release.
[Science of propulsion] projectiles, ballistics, archery.
[devices to give propulsion] propeller, screw, twin screws, turbine, jet engine.
[objects propelled] missile, projectile, ball, discus, quoit, brickbat, shot[weapons which propel] arrow, gun, ballista etc. (arms) 727.
[preparation for propulsion] countdown, windup.
shootershotarcher, toxophilitebowman, rifleman, marksmangood shot, crack shotsharpshooter etc. (combatant) 726.

werkwoord

propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurlflirt, fillip.
dart, lance, tiltejaculate, jaculatefulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork.
sendsend off, let off, fire offdischarge, shootlaunch, release, send forth, let flyput in orbit, send into orbit, launch into orbit dash.
put in motion, set in motionset agoing, startgive a start, give an impulse toimpel etc. 276trundle etc. (set in rotation) 312expel etc. 297.
carry one off one's legsput to flight.

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

propelled etc. v. — propelling etc. v. — propulsive, projectile.



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