4. Motion with reference to direction
[Motion given to an object situated in front] Propulsion.
[Science of propulsion] projectiles, ballistics, archery.
[Devices to give propulsion] propeller, screw, twin screws, turbine.
[Objects propelled] missile, projectile, ball, discus, quoit, brickbat, shot.
[Weapons which propel] arrow, gun, ballista (arms) [more].
shooter; shot; archer, toxophilite; bowman, rifleman, marksman; good shot, crack shot; sharpshooter (combatant) [more].
[Verbs] propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.
dart, lance, tilt; ejaculate, jaculate; fulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork.
send; send off, let off, fire off; discharge, shoot; launch, send forth, let fly; dash.
carry one off one's legs; put to flight.