from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Something, such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel, that propels or provides thrust.
- n. A compressed inert gas, such as a fluorocarbon, that acts as a vehicle for discharging the contents of an aerosol container.
- adj. Serving to propel; propelling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. anything that propels
- n. fuel, oxidizer, reaction mass or mixture for one or more engines (especially internal combustion engines or jet engines) that is carried within a vehicle prior to use
- n. the compressed gas in a pressurised container (especially an aerosol can) that is used to expel a liquid
- adj. Alternative spelling of propellent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which propels or drives forward; a propelling agent.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any substance that propels
- adj. tending to or capable of propelling
propel + -ant (Wiktionary)