safe burst height


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safe burst height

[′sāf ′bərst ‚hīt]
(ordnance)
The height of burst at or above which the level of fallout or damage to ground installations is at a predetermined level acceptable to the military commander.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.