TERMIUM Plus®

The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.

PROPELLANT MASS FRACTION [1 record]

Record 1 2007-03-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Missiles and Rockets
  • Spacecraft
  • Launchers (Astronautics)
DEF

The ratio of a launch vehicle's initial mass at lift-off to the mass of the vehicle without propellant (i.e. its dry mass).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Missiles et roquettes
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)
DEF

Rapport de la masse sèche d'un étage de fusée à la masse maximale des ergols consommables.

OBS

Cet indice est en général utilisé pour traduire les contraintes imposées au constructeur lors de la phase de conception du lanceur.

Spanish

Save record 1

Copyright notice for the TERMIUM Plus® data bank

© Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2020
TERMIUM Plus®, the Government of Canada's terminology and linguistic data bank
A product of the Translation Bureau

Features

Language Portal of Canada

Access a collection of Canadian resources on all aspects of English and French, including quizzes.

Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Glossaries and vocabularies

Access Translation Bureau glossaries and vocabularies.

Date Modified: