Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The trade-name of a form of explosion-engine for boats.

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Examples

  • He suggested that the propulsor could have been fouled by discarded fishing gear, or perhaps a steel hawser.

    British nuclear sub forced back to base

  • He activated his propulsor field and zoomed toward it on semi-inert mode.

    Misinformation

  • The propulsion system is expected to have a significant impact on the U.S. shipbuilding industry by providing advanced propulsor technology to compete against European and Japanese motors.

    Trp Descriptions Development

  • The propulsion system is expected to have a significant impact on the U.S. shipbuilding industry by providing advanced propulsor technology to compete against European and Japanese motors.

    Technology Reinvestment Project Descriptions A

  • The new and very sophisticated weapon was powered by an almost noiseless propulsor instead of a propeller, and had been programmed to stay covert until it reached the target depth of five hundred feet.

    The Sum of all Fears

  • Barely twelve meters long, the ships humans had labelled "hornets" were nothing more than a beam weapon and its power pack, with a propulsor and basic life-support system wrapped around it and given some armor and ablative shielding.

    Fearful Symmetry A Terran Empire novel

  • I did not recognise any mention of the main turbines and power generation package in the program; this machinery, which ultimately powered the boat through the water could have been described in a simplified manner, but no - maybe an elastic band or a large spring could be construed as the bit that turned the propulsor and provided all the electrical supply for the boat.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • I did not recognise any mention of the main turbines and power generation package in the program; this machinery, which ultimately powered the boat through the water could have been described in a simplified manner, but no - maybe an elastic band or a large spring could be construed as the bit that turned the propulsor and provided all the electrical supply for the boat.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • These technologies include an integrated Fly-by-Wire system that allows the engine/rotor/propulsor system to operate efficiently, with full control of rotor rpm throughout the flight envelope, high lift-to-drag rigid blades, low drag hub fairings, and

    WN.com - Business News

  • I did not recognise any mention of the main turbines and power generation package in the program; this machinery, which ultimately powered the boat through the water could have been described in a simplified manner, but no - maybe an elastic band or a large spring could be construed as the bit that turned the propulsor and provided all the electrical supply for the boat.

    Evening Mail news round-up

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