Meaning of self-propelled


Pronunciation: (self'pru-peld', self"-), [key]
— adj.
  1. propelled by itself.
  2. (of a vehicle) propelled by its own engine, motor, or the like, rather than drawn or pushed by a horse, locomotive, etc.
  3. (of a gun or a rocket launcher) having a vehicle as a base.
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