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self-pro·pelled

(sĕlf′prə-pĕld′)
adj.
1. Containing its own means of propulsion: a self-propelled golf cart.
2. Fired from or mounted on a moving vehicle: a self-propelled howitzer.

self′-pro·pul′sion (-pŭl′shən) n.

self-propelled

adj
(Mechanical Engineering) (of a vehicle) provided with its own source of tractive power rather than requiring an external means of propulsion
ˌself-proˈpelling adj

self′-propelled′

or self′-propel′ling,



adj.
1. propelled by itself.
2. (of a vehicle) propelled by its own engine, motor, or the like.
3. (of a gun or rocket launcher) having a vehicle as a base.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-propelled - containing within itself the means of propulsion or movementself-propelled - containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement; "a self-propelled vehicle"
moving - in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine"
2.self-propelled - moved forward by its own force or momentum; "a self-propelled egotist"; "the arms program is now self-propelled"
dynamic, dynamical - characterized by action or forcefulness or force of personality; "a dynamic market"; "a dynamic speaker"; "the dynamic president of the firm"
Translations

self-propelled

[ˌselfprəˈpeld] ADJautopropulsado, automotor (fem: automotriz)
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