Hypergolic meaning

hī'pər-gŏl'ĭk
Of or relating to a rocket propellant consisting of fuel and an oxidizer that ignite spontaneously on contact.
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Using such a fuel.
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Igniting spontaneously when mixed together, as rocket fuel and oxidizer combinations.
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Relating to or using a rocket propellant consisting of liquid fuel and an oxidizer that ignite spontaneously on contact.
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Of fuel or propellant, igniting spontaneously on contact with an oxidiser.
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Origin of hypergolic

From German Hypergol a hypergolic fluid propellant from hyper- extreme (from Greek huper- hyper–) Greek ergon work erg1