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How are thrust specifications for multi-nozzle engines given?

The Soviet R-7 ICBM used 5 RD-107/RD-108 engines in its first stage in a "Quincunx" formation. Each engine had four CD nozzles, and 1 propellant pump, common for all four nozzles. The thrust ...