[self-pruh-puhl-shuh n, self-]


propulsion by a vehicle's own engine, motor, or the like. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for self-propulsion

Historical Examples of self-propulsion

  • This scheme of self-propulsion saved the hire of a locomotive.

    Concrete Construction

    Halbert P. Gillette

  • How do the great minds generate this glorious means of self-propulsion?

    Laugh and Live

    Douglas Fairbanks

  • The early ships had no mode of self-propulsion, but the modern ones are being provided with their own power.

    Artificial Light

    M. Luckiesh