SECTION IV. MOTION
MOTION WITH REFERENCE TO DIRECTION, continued
[Motion given to an object situated in front.] Propulsion–N. projection; push (impulse); ejaculation; ejection; throw, fling, toss, shot, discharge, shy. [Science of propulsion] gunnery, ballistics, archery. missile, projectile, ball, discus, javelin, hammer, quoit, brickbat, shot, bullet; arrow, shaft; gun (arms). shooter, shot; gunner, gun-layer; archer, toxophilite; bowman, rifleman, marksman; good-shot, crack-shot; sharpshooter (combatant).
[Motion given to an object situated behind.] Traction. –N. drawing; draught, pull, haul; rake; ‘a long pull, a strong pull and a pull all together’; towage, haulage.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.