[ self-pruh-puhl-shuhn, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf prəˈpʌl ʃən, ˌsɛlf- /
propulsion by a vehicle's own engine, motor, or the like.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
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Example sentences from the Web for self-propulsion
This scheme of self-propulsion saved the hire of a locomotive.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
The early ships had no mode of self-propulsion, but the modern ones are being provided with their own power.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
How do the great minds generate this glorious means of self-propulsion?Laugh and Live|Douglas Fairbanks