Definition of hypergolic in English:
(Of a rocket propellant) igniting spontaneously on mixing with another substance.
- The Titan uses Aerojet-General LR87 and LR91 engines burning liquid hypergolic propellants that ignite spontaneously on contact.
- Other onboard power sources serve as latent explosion triggers, including batteries, other pressurized systems, fuel cells and hypergolic fuels.
- The testing of the hypergolic performance of the formulations can be achieved without gelling.
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