Definition of propulsor in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈpʌlsə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A ducted propeller which can be swivelled to give forward, upward, or downward flight to an airship.
Example sentences
  • Submarine engineers eager to copy these features are now experimenting with new kinds of flexible propellers, called propulsors, which resemble the dolphin's tail.
  • They will be the first of Britain's major Naval vessels to be without traditional rudders, being steered instead by electric-powered propulsors.
  • Second, the model can be used for many fast swimmers, although lifting-wing models were developed for the fastest swimming fish with high aspect ratio oscillatory propulsors.

Words that rhyme with propulsor

Tulsa, ulcer

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