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main stage

[′mān ′stāj]
(aerospace engineering)
In a multistage rocket, the stage that develops the greatest amount of the thrust, with or without booster engines.
In a single-stage rocket vehicle powered by one or more engines, the period when full thrust (at or above 90%) is attained.
A sustainer engine, considered as a stage after booster engines have fallen away.
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In fact, none of the projects that we gave commissioning awards to this year will be on the main stage.
MAIN STAGE Sam, fresh from the band's recent Glastonbury appearance on the John Peel stage, said: "It's a surreal time because these are things you joke about, like playing Glastonbury and the main stage at T in the Park.
Getting today's main stage action under way will be DEEP SEA ARCADE who have taken a lot of their influence from late 80s and early 90s brit pop, which occasionally results in a Supergrass meets the Stone Roses hybrid.
Headlining at the Radio City Main Stage is soul and disco diva Kym Mazelle along with X-factor duo Diva Fever and also Rowetta whose act brought the house down at last year's event.
Many column inches will be afforded to the main stage events, but to me it's HIGHLIGHT: The Enemy the acoustic stages that really feels the pulse of the city.
He's also in the band Vetiver who play on the Main Stage on Saturday.
This year the festival is launched with an explosion of colour, dance and music as BhangraFest takes to the main stage in Centenary Square on Friday 8th September.
Nor, really, is the Main Stage any more special than any of the other stages.
The newest and largest performing arts center in northern Los Angeles County, it joins a network of arts complexes that includes the Lancaster Performing Arts Center, which seats 758 and the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, with a main stage theater seating 1,800.
CROONER Jamie Cullum showed off some nifty piano playing as he took to the main stage at the V Festival yesterday.
Yesterday, festival newcomers band Salthouse, who won a slot on the Main Stage on Today FM's Pet Sounds programme got their first taste of the big time as they practised on the 200ft wide stage, for the first time.
Performances on the Main Stage and Sunset Stage will alternate timing, allowing audiences to see every artist on the lineup.