throw-weight


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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.
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Noun1.throw-weight - the weight of the payload of a missile (not including the weight of the rocket)
weight - the vertical force exerted by a mass as a result of gravity
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