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Brennschluss (plural Brennschlüsse)
- The moment in the path of a rocket when the fuel burns out, after which it continues its ballistic trajectory under only the forces of gravity and air resistance (if present).
- 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow:
- The white line, abruptly, has stopped its climb. That would be fuel cutoff, end of burning, what’s their word... Brennschluss. We don’t have one. Or else it’s classified.