thrust axis[′thrəst ‚ak·səs]
A line or axis through an aircraft or a rocket, along which the thrust acts; an axis through the longitudinal center of a jet or rocket engine, along which the thrust of the engine acts. Also known as axis of thrust; center of thrust.
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