Definition of Self-propelling

1. Adjective. Containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement. "A self-propelled vehicle"

Exact synonyms: Automotive, Self-propelled
Similar to: Moving



2. Adjective. Moved forward by its own force or momentum. "The arms program is now self-propelled"
Exact synonyms: Self-propelled
Similar to: Dynamic, Dynamical

Definition of Self-propelling

1. Adjective. Self-propelled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Self-propelling

self-portrait
self-portraits
self-posited
self-positing
self-possessed
self-possession
self-praise
self-preservation
self-pride
self-proclaimed
self-produced
self-promotion
self-propelled
self-propelled vehicle
self-propelling (current term)
self-protection
self-publishing
self-punishment
self-raising
self-raising flour
self-realisation
self-realization
self-redress
self-reference
self-referent
self-referential
self-referential meaning
self-reformation
self-regard

Literary usage of Self-propelling

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1. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"The machine should be self-propelling (at 6 to 10 miles an hour), as when at work it can be handled more readily by its own power than by a loco- Fig. 228. ..."

2. Dredges and Dredging by Charles Prelini (1911)
"A self-propelling dredge can be moved by its own power, but when not provided with self-propelling apparatus dredges are moved by tugboats, or by chains or ..."

3. Dredges and Dredging by Charles Prelini (1911)
"It is possible to divide all dredges into two classes, namely, self-propelling or non-propelling. A self-propelling dredge can be moved by its own power, ..."

4. Marine Engineer and Naval Architect (1899)
"Tho crane is self propelling along rails laid at a gauge of 24 ft. 9 in. The carriage is elevated, giving a clear headway below of 14 ft. ..."

5. Hand-book of Modern Steam Fire-engines: Including the Running, Care and by Stephen Roper (1897)
"Although self-propelling steam fire-engines were among the first of this class of machines manufactured in this country, their use has been very limited up ..."

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