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throw-weight

or throw weight (thrō′wāt′)
n.
The maximum weight of the payload, especially warheads, that a missile is capable of carrying.

throw weight

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the maximum weight of supplementary mechanisms that can be lifted by the boost stages of a particular missile

throw′ weight`


n.
the maximum payload of a ballistic missile, usu. expressed as the explosive power of its warhead.
[1965–70]
Translations
capacité d’emport
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