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synonyms for propulsion

  • drive
  • effort
  • energy
  • horsepower
  • impulse
  • momentum
  • muscle
  • power
  • pressure
  • punch
  • push
  • speed
  • steam
  • strength
  • stress
  • tension
  • thrust
  • velocity
  • full head of steam
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antonyms for propulsion

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  • ease
  • idleness
  • impotence
  • inactivity
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • peace
  • pull
  • relaxation
  • weakness
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This means that they only lost 3% of the energy they used versus 73% for combustion propulsion.
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Find yourself a high-quality snorkel valve with a panoramic view and comfortable water-tight seal to pair with flexible, responsive fins that support your legs with the proper propulsion.
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The advanced reactor was loaded with decades of enriched uranium fuel that made steam for propulsion and electrical power so we could disappear under the waves indefinitely without returning to port.
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For the most part, the aviation industry has focused on more efficient fuels and new propulsion systems.
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It seemed to lie flush with the ground; there was no visible means of either support or propulsion.
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They are about fifty feet long, fish-shaped, heavily armored and have some unknown method of propulsion.
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No one talks of the liver secreting bile, or of the heart acting for the propulsion of the blood, by instinct.
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Gauthier proposed to use that engine in the propulsion of paddle-wheels placed at the side of the vessel.
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPULSION

  • casting
  • ejection
  • expulsion
  • fling
  • heave
  • heaving
  • hurl
  • hurling
  • launching
  • lob
  • pitch
  • pitching
  • projection
  • propulsion
  • shooting
  • sling
  • thrust
  • thrusting
  • toss
  • tossing
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