multistage rocket

multistage rocket
noun
a rocket having two or more rocket engines (each with its own fuel) that are fired in succession and jettisoned when the fuel is exhausted
Syn: ↑step rocket
Hypernyms: ↑rocket, ↑projectile
Part Meronyms: ↑booster, ↑booster rocket, ↑booster unit, ↑takeoff booster, ↑takeoff rocket

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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