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- Rocket engine, using exothermic chemical reactions of the propellant(s)
- Electrohydrodynamic thruster, using ionized air (only for use in an atmosphere)
- Electrostatic ion thruster, using high-voltage electrodes
- Ion thruster, using beams of ions accelerated electrically
- Hall effect thruster, a type of ion thruster
- Pulsed inductive thruster, a pulsed form of ion thruster
- Magnetoplasmadynamic thruster, electric propulsion using the Lorentz force
- Electrodeless plasma thruster, electric propulsion using ponderomotive force
- Pulsed plasma thruster, using current arced across a solid propellant
- Azimuth thruster, pod underneath a ship, instead of a propeller and rudder
- Bow thruster, or stern thruster, at the bow or the stern of a ship or boat
- Rim-driven thruster, electric motor and propeller combined in single unit
- Avio Delta Thruster, a Bulgarian ultralight trike design
- Thruster (surfing) is a surfboard fin design
- Thruster T600 Sprint, a British ultralight aircraft
- Shkadov thruster, hypothetical megascale reaction for moving a star
- Hurrying, also called 'coal thrusting', a 19th-century profession
- Big Mother Thruster
- Plasma Thruster
- Thruster (crossfit), a combination of a front squat and a push press: starting with the barbell in the rack position, the athlete squats (hips below knees) and then stands, driving the barbell overhead.
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