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mass ratio

noun
  1. the ratio of the mass of a fully-fuelled rocket at liftoff to the mass of the rocket without fuel
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  • With contragravity, of course, terms like "escape-velocity" and "mass-ratio" were of purely antiquarian interest.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr