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1. propellant

adjective. ['prəˈpɛlənt'] tending to or capable of propelling.

Synonyms

  • propelling
  • propellent
  • dynamical
  • propulsive

Antonyms

  • approval
  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor

Etymology

  • -ant (English)
  • -ant (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • propel (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Propellant

  • water-repellent
  • repellent

Example sentences of the word propellant


1. Adjective
Aerosol cans and propellant liquids used gasses containing CFCs for a long time.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It was more powerful than gunpowder as a propellant.

2. propellant

noun. ['prəˈpɛlənt'] any substance that propels.

Synonyms

  • rocket propellent
  • rocket fuel
  • propellent
  • compressed gas
  • substance

Antonyms

  • disincentive
  • stative
  • adynamic
  • moribund

Etymology

  • -ant (English)
  • -ant (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • propel (English)
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