all-up weight


chiefly British
: the total weight of an aircraft, boat, or vehicle when it is fully loaded (as during takeoff)
In this configuration the aircraft's all-up weight is just over a hundred tons.Kenneth Munson, Bombers in Service … Since 1960, 1975
… for a given all-up weight of glider, a gentle stall will always occur at the same indicated stalling speed.Derek Piggott, Gliding, 1976

Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of all-up weight was in 1922

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“All-up weight.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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