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[hahy-per-gaw-lik, -gol-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈgɔ lɪk, -ˈgɒl ɪk/

(especially of rocket-fuel propellant constituents) igniting spontaneously upon contact with a complementary substance.
(of a rocket fuel) able to ignite spontaneously on contact with an oxidizer
Relating to or using a rocket propellant consisting of liquid fuel and an oxidizer that ignite spontaneously on contact.


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