gross weight


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gross weight

n
(Commerce) total weight of an article inclusive of the weight of the container and packaging

gross′ weight′


n.
total weight without deduction for tare or waste.

gross weight

1. Weight of a vehicle, fully equipped and serviced for operation, including the weight of the fuel, lubricants, coolant, vehicle tools and spares, crew, personal equipment, and load.
2. Weight of a container or pallet including freight and binding. Also called WT. See also net weight.
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Put another way, because of its higher gross weight, the airplane's stall speed in a 30-degree banked turn was about 48 KCAS, which was near the airplane's recorded groundspeed of 52 knots.
That would normally depend on the gross weight," Badiola said.
Be sure that the trailer's gross weight capacity is sufficient to not only carry the weight of the boat and motor(s) but fuel and additional gear you may have on board as well.
While every mod involves tradeoffs, the penalties in terms of drag and weight seem to be minor and the benefits--including, in some cases, gross weight increases--can be quite nice.
In most cases involving an immediate landing, there's enough time to dump fuel to reduce gross weight.
To cope with the increased gross weight while maintaining the same ASV mobility the old 260-hp engine is replaced by the new 365-hp Cummins QSL and the 400-amp alternator can be replaced by a 575-amp unit.
Established in 1958, the business has manufactured over 500,000 trailers to date and claims to be Britain's largest manufacturer of trailers up to 3,500kg gross weight.
Airbus Airbus is set to reveal plans for a maximum gross weight increase of its Airbus A330-300 widebody.
But there is no question that the federal government is beginning to consider raising the gross weight for big rigs on the interstates from the current 80,000 lb.
The bottles would be weighed a second time after filling to establish the gross weight of the bottle.
The new design delivers more useful load, increasing gross weight to accommodate passengers allowing the aircraft to become the best solution for short business trips within the region such as Iraq, Lebanon Egypt etc, and other personal trips.