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Noun Concept
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afterburner  afterburning
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A device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust WordNet 3.0
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A device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust WordNet 3.0
A device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust WordNet 2020
An afterburner is an additional combustion component used on some jet engines, mostly those on military supersonic aircraft. Wikipedia
Component on some jet engines Wikidata
A gadget fitted to the exhaust flues of furnaces and also to the exhaust systems of motor vehicles. They remove polluting gases and particles, which are the result of incompletely combusted fuel, by incineration and break down other chemical molecules associated with combustion into inert chemicals. OmegaWiki
The incineration of polluting gases and particles resulting from incompletely combusted fuel, and the breakdown of other molecules associated with combustion into inert chemicals. OmegaWiki
A device in the engine of an aircraft which injects fuel into the exhaust system to increase the thrust. Wiktionary
A device in a turbojet engine which injects fuel into the exhaust system to increase the thrust. Wiktionary (translation)
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