[ ik-spel-uhnt ]
/ ɪkˈspɛl ənt /
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expelling, or having the power to expel.
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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
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