propel

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  • Water as a propelling medium has over seven hundred times more force than air. Cited from Aeroplanes, by J. S. Zerbe
  • The song's success propelled the album to number one for four weeks.
  • That football could not By through the air without some one propelling it. Cited from The High School Left End, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Two only do the work of propelling the boat, a man and a woman. Cited from Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Vol. 1,Champlain
  • A man possessed of knowledge, he seemed to have no original propelling purpose behind him. Cited from A Text-Book of the History of Painting, by John C. Van Dyke
  • Lead glass helped to propel England to the front of the glass industry.
  • Her victory propelled the party into the popular conscience and many new members joined as a result.
  • They have also helped to propel the local real estate market.
  • He set up his own design firm, but his interest in urban planning issues propelled him into politics.
  • What forces besides that of the heart aid in propelling the blood? Cited from Hygienic Physiology, by Joel Dorman Steele
  • This new version proved to be far more popular than the album version and the track was propelled to number one.
  • The propelling engine could also be used for the same purpose. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXXII, No. 822, Oct. 3, 1891
  • The following year, his popularity propelled him into acting and he no longer produces any commercial music.
  • Involvement in the film propelled some of them into the motion picture industry.
  • Friends and fans from all over the world helped propel the band forward with their votes.
  • They could propel her at a maximum speed of, with being the normal service speed.
  • Self-propelled cars can operate as a single car train, although this is rarely done.
  • He believed that the label did not have what it took to support his artist growth, to propel him forward.
  • Organizations need an infrastructure that can propel them forward -- not hold them back.
  • The left side propels the red blood; and the right, the dark. Cited from Hygienic Physiology, by Joel Dorman Steele
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Meaning of propel

  • verb Cause to move forward with force
    Steam propels this ship