empty weight


empty weight
noun
: the weight of the structure, power plant, and fixed equipment of an airplane in flying condition

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • equipped empty weight — The weight of an aircraft minus its disposable loads but including its removable and other equipment …   Aviation dictionary

  • manufacturer’s empty weight — The weight of an aircraft, including the structure, power plant, furnishings, systems, and other items that are considered an integral part of a particular configuration …   Aviation dictionary

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  • Empty calorie — Empty calories, in casual dietary terminology, are calories present in high energy foods with poor nutritional profiles, typically from processed carbohydrates or fats. Also known as a discretionary calorie, an empty calorie has the same energy… …   Wikipedia

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