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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The weight of the payload of a missile (not including the weight of the rocket).

Usage examples (34)
  • Noun : larger Soviet missiles with a throw weight of up to 20 megatons
  • Soviet long-range missiles had greater throw-weight.
  • Because girls don't like sports ... or throw-weight ...
  • A nation might make up for the inaccuracy of its missiles by increasing their throw-weight. for more
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