Afterburner

An afterburner (or a reheat) is an additional component present on some jet engines, mostly military supersonic aircraft. Its purpose is to provide an increase in thrust, usually for supersonic flight, takeoff and for combat situations. Afterburning is achieved by injecting additional fuel into the jet pipe downstream of (i.e. after) the turbine. ...
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Afterburner

1. A propulsion module that provides an increase to maximum velocity when activate. 2. The skill at utilizing afterburners.
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afterburner

noun a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
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Afterburner

[engine] A pie chart of the visible minorities of Ontario. == SVG == ...
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Afterburner

[Fun Spot] Afterburner is a roller coaster currently standing but not operating at Fun Spot Amusement Park & Zoo in Angola, Indiana. ==History== It was the only operating roller coaster with an inversion in the state of Indiana until 2008 when Steel Hawg opened at Indiana Beach. It is also notable for formerly using an elevator to transport...
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Afterburner

[modification kit] The Afterburner lighting kit by Triton Labs is an aftermarket modification to the Game Boy Advance in which a frontlight is installed into the unit. Upon the release of the Game Boy Advance in June 2001, a vast number of users of the Game Boy Advance complained about the screen`s poor visibility; with no internal backligh...
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Afterburner

[Transformers] Afterburner is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes. ==Transformers: Generation 1== Afterburner (motorcycle) forms the right arm of `Computron`. Known for frequently arguing with authority figures. ===Marvel Comics=== The Technobots were among the Autobots who joined Fortress Maximus ...
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Afterburner

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afterburner

A long tube located between the turbine and the nozzle of a jet engine into which additional fuel can be injected and burned to provide a significant boost in thrust for short periods. Afterburning (or reheat) is a method of augmenting the basic thrust of an engine to improve the aircraft takeoff, c...
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Afterburner

In incinerator technology, a burner located so that the combustion gases are made to pass through its flame in order to remove smoke and odors. It may be attached to or be separated from the incinerator proper.
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Afterburner

In incinerator technology, a burner located so that the combustion gases are made to pass through its flame in order to remove smoke and odors. It may be attached to or be separated from the incinerator proper.
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afterburner

second combustion chamber in a turbojet (q.v.) or turbofan engine, immediately in front of the engine`s exhaust nozzle. The injection and combustion ... [2 related articles]
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Afterburner

Thrust augmentation feature of a gas turbine engine. See also: Gas Turbine.
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afterburner

[n] - a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
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