Propulsion

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Motion given to an object situated in front.
<- N
PARAG:Propulsion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ propulsion
propulsion
projection
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ propelment
propelment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ vis a tergo
vis a tergo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ push
push
shove
&c.(impulse) 276
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ejaculate
ejaculate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ejection
ejection
&c. 297
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ throw
throw
fling
toss
shot
discharge
shy
=>(Science of propulsion)
GRP: \\ N \\ Science of propulsion
Sgm: \\ N \\ Science of propulsion \\ projectiles
projectiles
ballistics
archery
=>(devices to give propulsion)
GRP: \\ N \\ devices to give propulsion
Sgm: \\ N \\ devices to give propulsion \\ propeller
propeller
screw
twin screws
turbine
=>(objects propelled)
GRP: \\ N \\ objects propelled
Sgm: \\ N \\ objects propelled \\ missile
missile
projectile
ball
discus
quoit
brickbat
shot
=>(weapons which propel)
Sgm: \\ N \\ objects propelled \\ weapons which propel
arrow
gun
ballista
&c.(arms) 727
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ shooter
shooter
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ shot
shot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ archer
archer
toxophilite
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ bowman
bowman
rifleman
marksman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ good shot
good shot
crack shot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sharpshooter
sharpshooter
&c.(combatant) 726
PARAG:Propulsion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ propel
propel
project
throw
fling
cast
pitch
chuck
toss
jerk
heave
shy
hurl
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ flirt
flirt
fillip
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ dart
dart
lance
tilt
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ ejaculate
ejaculate
jaculate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fulminate
fulminate
bolt
drive
sling
pitchfork
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ send
send
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ send off
send off
let off
fire off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ discharge
discharge
shoot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ launch
launch
send forth
let fly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dash
dash
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ put in motion
put in motion
set in motion
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ set agoing
set agoing
start
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ give a start
give a start
give an impulse to
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ impel
impel
&c. 276
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ trundle
trundle
&c.(set in rotation) 312
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ expel
expel
&c. 297
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ carry one off one's legs
carry one off one's legs
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ put to flight
put to flight
PARAG:Propulsion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ propelled
propelled
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ propelling
propelling
&c.->V.
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ propulsive
propulsive
projectile

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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