[ ik-spel-uh nt ]
/ ɪkˈspɛl ənt /
expelling, or having the power to expel.
HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
Words nearby expellant
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for expellant
The construction of the gun being perfect, the question is, can the expellant force be brought to an equal state of perfection?Gunnery in 1858|William Greener
British Dictionary definitions for expellant
/ (ɪkˈspɛlənt) /
forcing out or having the capacity to force out
a medicine used to expel undesirable substances or organisms from the body, esp worms from the digestive tract
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012