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Noun: repulsor
  1. (science fiction) a fictional anti-gravity device in the Star Wars Universe.
    - repulsorlift engine, repulsorlift
  2. (science fiction) A repulsor is either one of two drives located in the gauntlets of Iron Man's armour; they have been referred to as being magnetic, a blast of charged particles, and as a force beam.
    "In the 2008 movie, the repulsors are a form of propulsion and (as hand units) steering jet, though they can be used offensively."

Derived forms: repulsors

Type of: arm, device, drive, weapon, weapon system

Encyclopedia: Repulsor