How to use Propelling in a sentence

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  • He turned, and was off up the stairs, propelling his bewildered wife before him.

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  • The infant uses both his hands and knees in propelling himself forward.

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  • Why is the metal lead holder for my propelling pencil not advancing lead correctly?

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  • It was not until 1865 that pedals were introduced as a way of propelling these fun wooden vehicles around town.

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  • Instead, the ankles remain somewhat bent, catching water instead of propelling the body through it.

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  • If you rapidly work through your pushups, momentum is propelling you through your set.

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  • The oblique line referred to as running diagonally across the wing virtually divides the wing into an active and a passive part, the former elevating and propelling, the latter sustaining.

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  • Becomes a commissioned officer 1929 Develops the initial idea of the jet engine - using a gas turbine to produce a propelling jet.

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  • Ride-on toys are a great way for kids to get some exercise while propelling themselves around the house or yard.

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  • One of these problems, illustrated by experiment, deals with an ingenious mode of propelling vessels by the reaction of water ejected from the stern.

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  • The hackney should also possess good hock action, as distinguished from mere fetlock action, the propelling power depending upon the efficiency of the former.

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  • In this instance a very slight movement at the root of the pinion, or that end of the lever directed towards the body, 1 is followed by an immense sweep of the extremity of the wing, where its elevating and propelling power is greatest - this arrangement ensuring that the large quantity of air necessary for support and propulsion shall be compressed under the most favourable conditions.

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  • When the wind acts on the surface of the sea it drives before it the particles of the surface layer of water, and, as these cannot be parted from those immediately beneath, the internal friction of the fluid causes the propelling impulse to act through a considerable depth, and if the wind continued long enough it would ultimately set the whole mass of the ocean in motion 'right down to the bottom.

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