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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A small rocket engine that provides the pushing force needed to maneuver a spacecraft; One who intrudes or pushes himself forward.

Usage examples (31)
  • Our main thruster was malfunctioning, which called for an emergency landing, and I picked the least populated area in the vicinity.
  • And ESA has also validated the concept behind the thruster, which is this double layer concept.
  • It creates that -- those thruster firings on orbit.
  • Spikes of blue flame erupted from the thruster ports. for more
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