kerolox

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of kerosene +‎ lox

Noun[edit]

kerolox (uncountable)

  1. (rocketry) A type of binary rocket fuel composed of liquid oxygen (lox) oxidizer and liquid kerosene combustible.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • RP-1 (Rocket Propellant 1; a specialized formulation of kerosene)
  • JP-1 (Jet Propellant 1; a specialized formulation of kerosene)
  • JP-8 (Jet Propellant 8; a specialized formulation of kerosene)
  • Jet A (Jet Fuel A; a specialized formulation of kerosene)

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