Definition of Thruster

1. Noun. One who intrudes or pushes himself forward.

Exact synonyms: Pusher
Generic synonyms: Interloper, Intruder, Trespasser
Derivative terms: Thrust



2. Noun. A small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft.
Generic synonyms: Rocket, Rocket Engine

Definition of Thruster

1. n. One who thrusts or stabs.

Definition of Thruster

1. Noun. One who thrusts or stabs. ¹

2. Noun. A device for propelling an object, especially a spacecraft or a ship (marine vessel). ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A bow thruster. ¹

4. Noun. (surfing) A surfboard (usually a shortboard) with three fins of approximately equal size, one centred at the back, one on each side about 25cm forward and out near the rails. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thruster

1. one that thrusts [n -S] - See also: thrusts

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thruster

thrusher
thrushers
thrushes
thrushlike
thrushling
thrushlings
thrust
thrust ahead
thrust bearing
thrust fault
thrust load
thrust out
thrust reverser
thrust stage
thrusted
thruster (current term)
thrusters
thrustest
thrusteth
thrustful
thrusting
thrustings
thrustle
thrustlike
thrustor
thrustors
thrusts
thrutch
thrutched
thrutches

Literary usage of Thruster

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1. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor by Hermann Noordung, Ernest Stuhlinger, J. D. Hunley, Jennifer Garland (1995)
"Operating characteristics of a thruster motor (see the text). Key: 1. Station; 2. Stator of the motor; 3. Rotor (armature) of the motor; 4. ..."

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