zero stage

noun

a solid-propellant rocket attached to a liquid-propellant rocket to provide greater thrust at liftoff

Nearby words

  1. zero hour,
  2. zero in,
  3. zero in on,
  4. zero option,
  5. zero population growth,
  6. zero tillage,
  7. zero tolerance,
  8. zero vector,
  9. zero-base,
  10. zero-base budgeting

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