[ US /ˈæftɝˌbɝnɝ/ ]
  1. a device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
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How To Use afterburner In A Sentence

  • At the very least, I'd like to give his testicles a squeeze for sharking my plasma afterburner design. — ‘FlashForward’ Episode 1.10 Recap: ‘A561984′ » MTV Movies Blog
  • This is interesting as it allows to mix foreign binaries with native ones, see "afterburner" in my next blog posting. Sun Bloggers
  • The air bypassed the engine compressor and turbine, and using the afterburner as a ram-jet combustion chamber, the available thrust is greatly increased above a Mach number of 2.0
  • But when I lived in Fakenham I was always surprised to see US jets screaming very low and very fast across Fakenham, going in to steep climbs (needing an afterburner and making lots of noise) and failing to do what the RAF routinely do, which is to fly around towns. Archive 2009-08-01
  • It will be quiet, manoeuvrable, virtually invisible to radar and capable of supersonic flight without the use of afterburners.
  • The run is a maelstrom of huge waves and sharp pour-overs that sound like the afterburners of an F - 16.
  • Investigation of the left engine revealed a ruptured afterburner fuel line deep inside the engine bay.
  • I reselected afterburner, eased the nose for airspeed, and placed the flap switch in the proper position: auto.
  • More specifically, we see the front end design and hard lines of the Lamborghini Reventon fused into a shape that closely resembles that of the Pagani Zonda topped with futuristic styling elements like the dramatic rear end with the massive but weirdly enough, eye-catching jet-inspired 'afterburners' that house the tail lights. Carscoop
  • afterburners" attained ERP levels that would make many an AM broadcast station operator turn green with "power envy. TV Technology
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