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Medical Attendant


Is the person who trained and qualified to care the patients under the supervision of nurse
 Nsajigwa Brown on 2017-10-18

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Urban concentration


An agglomeration of population in cities; the prescence of an amount of people in cities.
 Anonymous Academic on 2017-10-18

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Urban concentration


Wen u realise that your mother is your uncle. It is a sad sad sad sad feeling.
 Big Johnny on 2017-10-18

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turbopump


High-pressure turbine-driven propellant pump connected to a rocket combustion chamber; raises chamber pressure, and thrust
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regenerative


A method for cooling a rocket engine, by passing the cryogenic fuel through channels in the bell or chamber wall
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powerpack


Pre-combustion power/flow generation assembly (turbopump etc.)
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methalox


Portmanteau: methane/liquid oxygen mixture
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hypergolic


A set of two substances that ignite when in contact
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electrolysis


Application of DC current to separate a solution into its constituents (for example, water to hydrogen and oxygen)
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deep throttling


Operating an engine at much lower thrust than normal
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cryogenic


Very low temperature fluid; materials that would be gaseous at room temperature/pressure
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autogenous


(Of a propellant tank) Pressurising the tank using boil-off of the contents, instead of a separate gas like helium
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ablative


Material which is intentionally destroyed in use (for example, heatshields which burn away to dissipate heat)
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Starlink


SpaceX's world-wide satellite broadband constellation
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Sabatier


Reaction between hydrogen and carbon dioxide at high temperature and pressure, with nickel as catalyst, yielding methane and water
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Jargon Definition Raptor


Methane-fueled rocket engine under development by SpaceX, see ITS
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VTOL


Vertical Take-Off and Landing
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TWR


Thrust-to-Weight Ratio
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SSTO


Single Stage to Orbit
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SSP


Space-based Solar Power
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