exhaust velocity

noun Rocketry.

the velocity, relative to a rocket, at which exhaust gases leave the nozzle of the rocket's engine.

Nearby words

  1. exhaust fan,
  2. exhaust manifold,
  3. exhaust stroke,
  4. exhaust system,
  5. exhaust trail,
  6. exhaust-gas recirculation,
  7. exhausted,
  8. exhausting,
  9. exhaustion,
  10. exhaustion psychosis

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