[+engine] poussée f
→ The direction of thrust is controlled by computer.
→ The cabin shook with the thrust of the engine.
→ An exploding nuclear device creates enough thrust to launch hot bursts of gases all the way up to the stratosphere.
forward thrust poussée f de propulsion
→ This hydrofoil action of the bird's wings results in rapid forward thrust, so the bird can 'fly' underwater.
reverse thrust poussée f inversée
→ The pilot puts the engine into reverse thrust to quickly slow the plane down.