propulsion

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aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller autogiro , autogyro , gyroplane
propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks dribble , dribbling
type of reaction-propulsion engine to propel rockets in space; a stream of positive ions is accelerated to a high velocity by an electric field ion engine
engine using jet propulsion jet
gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion jet engine
propulsion by means of the discharge of a jet of fluid toward the rear jet propulsion
rocket with two or more propulsion units that fire in succession multistage rocket , step rocket
propulsion that results from the ejection at high velocity of a mass of gas to which the vehicle reacts with an equal and opposite momentum reaction propulsion
jet or rocket engine based on a form of aerodynamic propulsion in which the vehicle emits a high-speed stream reaction-propulsion engine , reaction engine
reaction propulsion using stored oxygen for combustion; used where there is insufficient atmospheric oxygen rocket propulsion
jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion rocket , rocket engine
wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion self-propelled vehicle
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