a secondary, weaker half of a musical .
the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus childbirth. Contemporary Examples Crown emerges from the bedroom with a pair of flat black slacks, the cloudy detritus of afterbirth splayed across the seat. Idaho Woman Who Gave Birth on Highway: ‘I Had to Pull My Pants Down to Get the Baby Out’ Dale Eisinger July […]
Nautical. the portion of a ship’s hull aft of the middle . Aeronautics. the rear part of an aircraft’s fuselage. Rocketry. the part of a guided missile behind the nose cone, usually unprotected against reentry heat. noun (pl) -bodies any discarded part that continues to trail a satellite, rocket, etc, in orbit
the metencephalon. noun a nontechnical name for myelencephalon
Aeronautics. a device placed within, or attached to the exit of, a jet-engine exhaust pipe to produce afterburning. a device for burning exhaust fumes from an internal-combustion engine, as of an automobile. noun a device in the exhaust system of an internal-combustion engine for removing or rendering harmless potentially dangerous components in the exhaust gases […]