Related formspro·pul·sive [pruh-puhl-siv] /prəˈpʌl sɪv/, pro·pul·so·ry, adjective
Examples from the Web for propulsive
Another influence that aids the venous circulation is attributed to the propulsive power of the heart.
The highest degree of human depravity, which is to be found in this propulsive will power, or Animal Magnetism.The Religio-Medical Masquerade|Frederick William Peabody
The habit is propulsive and moves anyway toward some end, or result, whether it is projected as an end-in-view or not.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
The propulsive force given to the Government by the war seemed likely to continue.Union and Democracy|Allen Johnson
The chief thing is whether they are propulsive forces in the destiny of his puppets.Unicorns|James Huneker