from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A performance measure for rocket propellants that is equal to units of thrust per unit weight of propellant consumed per unit time. Also called specific thrust.
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- n. The ratio of the thrust produced by a rocket or other jet engine to the rate of use of propellant.
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