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- n. propulsion, the act of propeling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of propelling.
- n. In clockwork, electrical recording-instruments, calculating-machines, etc., the propelling mechanism; more particularly, an escapement mechanism in which the primary propulsive power is applied to the escapement, and the pallets of the escapement drive the scape-wheel, instead of the latter operating the escapement, as in ordinary clocks.
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