Thrust
A drawing of a jet flying across a desert, with arrows pointing away from the rear of the jet

Thrust is the amount of push an engine provides to an aircraft. Image Credit: NASA

      the forward force produced by the engines of a plane or rocket




Sentences:
The thrust of the engines sent the rocket into space.

Thrust pushes an airplane forward.




More Information:
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/what-is-aerodynamics-k4.html
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