Definition of Multistage rocket
1. 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.
Terms within: Booster, Booster Rocket, Booster Unit, Takeoff Booster, Takeoff Rocket
Generic synonyms: Projectile, Rocket
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Literary usage of Multistage rocket
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1. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"... The intricacies of a successful lunar mission dictated a multiphased operation, and the Saturn V was a multistage rocket. ..."