propellant
Noun

propellant

  1. anything that propels
    1. 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
    2. the compressed gas in a pressurised container (especially an aerosol can) that is used to expel its content
    3. the explosive qf cordite, gunpowder, etc found in ammunition cartridges
Synonyms
  • (fuel, oxidizer) prop abbreviation
Adjective
  1. Alternative spelling of propellent



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