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bi·pro·pel·lant

 (bī′prə-pĕl′ənt)
n.
A two-component rocket propellant, such as liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen, fed separately to the combustion chamber as fuel and oxidizer. Also called dipropellant.

bipropellant

(ˌbaɪprəˈpɛlənt)
n
(Astronautics) a rocket propellant consisting of two substances, usually a fuel and an oxidizer. Also called: dipropellant Compare monopropellant

bi•pro•pel•lant

(ˌbaɪ prəˈpɛl ənt)

n.
a missile or rocket propellant composed of fuel and oxidizer, the components of which are kept in separate compartments prior to combustion.
[1945–50]
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July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the European Space Agency's ATV-2 (Johannes Kepler) successfully completed a major series of reboost maneuvers on the International Space Station (ISS) using four Aerojet model R-4D-11 110-pound bipropellant rocket engines.
For the ATV mission, Aerojet delivered four model R-4D-11 110 lbf bipropellant rocket engines that are used to accomplish the circularization maneuvers and approach to docking with the International Space Station (ISS).