prestage

prestage

[′prē‚stāj]
(aerospace engineering)
A phase in the process of igniting a large liquid-fuel rocket in which the initial partial flow of propellants into the thrust chamber is ignited, and the combustion is satisfactorily established before the main stage is ignited.
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The Darjeeling-Himalaya Railway (DHR) was first built by Franklin Prestage in the early 19th century during British rule, in an effort to make Darjeeling (and their famous tea) more accessible, and therefore cheaper.
FOUR girls, left, Janet Graham, Stephanie Prestage (captain), Eileen Prendergast and Marianne (pictured left to right) scored a comfortable victory over a team from Upton Hall Convent to scoop the title of Birkenhead's "Queens".
Burt and fellow JPL clock physicists Robert Tjoelker and John Prestage created a mercury ion clock.
(28.) Bavinton BR, Brown G, Hurley M, Bradley J, Keen P, Conway DP, Guy R, Grulich AE, Prestage G.
Cloud Logistics by E2open, a leading innovator and provider of modern, easy-to-use transportation management systems (TMS), is pleased to announce the addition of Prestage Foods as the newest customer to join its global TMS platform.
Cooper will join representatives from the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina, Butterball and Prestage Farms in Wilson to help distribute 400 turkeys to families in need.
PRESTAGE (GLADYS) - On 9th October 2018, peacefully, at Brierfields Care Home, Gladys, aged 89 years.
Jin, F., Crawford, J., Prestage, G.P., Zablotska, I., Imrie, J., Kippax, S.
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday that Prestage Foods, Inc.
Lea, T., Mao, L., Hopwood, M., Prestage, G., Zablotska, I., de Wit, J.
Blues Music award winner Biscuit Miller headlines; also on tap are Ben Prestage and harmonica player-vocalist Kellie Rucker.
Subjects in the treatment arm share the same treatment status as the control arm in the prestage but change to a different treatment status in the poststage.