electric propulsion


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electric propulsion

[i¦lek·trik prə′pəl·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
A general term encompassing all the various types of propulsion in which the propellant consists of electrically charged particles which are accelerated by electric or magnetic fields, or both.
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Release date- 02092019 - ABB enters new market segment with order to install Azipod electric propulsion on board two dry bulk carriers from Germany's largest bulk carrier company Oldendorff Carriers.
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