monopropellant
noun Date: circa 1945 a rocket propellant containing both the fuel and the oxidizer in a single substance

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • monopropellant — I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: mon + propellant : a rocket propellant in which both the fuel and the oxidizer are contained in a single substance compare bipropellant II. adjective : of, relating to, or employing a monopropellant …   Useful english dictionary

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