Propellant

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  • something that propels
  • tending to or capable of propelling; "propellant fuel for submarines"; "the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"; "universities...the seats of propulsive thought"

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  • something that propels

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Propellant'


  • Propellant: A propellant is a chemical used in the production of energy or pressurized gas that is subsequently used to create movement of a fluid or to generate propulsion
  • Propellant mass fraction: See also: Mass fraction (chemistry) In aerospace engineering, the propellant mass fraction is the portion of a vehicle's mass which does not reach the
  • Propellant depot: An orbital propellant depot is a cache of propellant that is placed in orbit around Earth or another body to allow spacecraft or the transfer stage of
  • Hypergolic propellant: A hypergolic rocket propellant combination used in a rocket engine is one where the propellants spontaneously ignite when they come into contact with
  • Propellant 23 (The Avengers): Propellant 23 is the second episode of the second series of the 1960s cult British spy-fi television series The Avengers, starring Patrick Macnee and Honor
  • Liquid-propellant rocket: A liquid-propellant rocket or a liquid rocket is a rocket engine that uses propellants in liquid form. Liquids are desirable because their reasonably
  • Green Propellant Infusion Mission: The Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GIPM) is a planned NASA technology demonstrator project that will test a high-performance, high-efficiency alternative

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