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Afterburner

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Noun

1. afterburner

a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust

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Afterburner

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noun
1. 
a device in the exhaust system of an internal-combustion engine for removing or rendering harmless potentially dangerous components in the exhaust gases
2. 
a system of fuel injection and combustion located behind the turbine of an aircraft jet engine to produce additional thrust

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Afterburner

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noun
1. 
a device within the tailpipe of some jet engines for burning extra fuel to produce additional thrust
2. 
an auxiliary device, as on internal-combustion engines and incinerators, for burning undesirable exhaust gases produced during the original combustion

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Afterburner

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n.
1. A device for augmenting the thrust of a jet engine by burning additional fuel with the uncombined oxygen in the exhaust gases.
2. A device for burning or chemically altering unburned or partially burned carbon compounds in exhaust gases.

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