- propantheline bromide,
- propeller head,
- propeller horsepower,
- propeller shaft
Origin of propellant
Examples from the Web for propellant
It is desired that a propellant shall produce the maximum velocity with the minimum pressure.
Its final fall was due to the introduction of gunpowder as a propellant.
The propellant was taking the rocket almost out of sight when the fuse fired it.Cue for Quiet|Thomas L. Sherred
Rick looked up in time to see the rocket split wide open and most of the remaining tons of propellant gush out.The Scarlet Lake Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
Clearly, smoke, which is most objectionable in the propellant, is a positive advantage in the bursting charge.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
less-etymological, but more usual, spelling of propellent; 1881 as a firearm explosive; 1919 as "fuel for a rocket engine."