height of burst


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height of burst

[′hīt əv ′bərst]
(ordnance)
Vertical distance from the ground, or target, to the point of burst.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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