Aeronautics. combustion in an afterburner that results from the injection of fuel into the exhaust gases of a jet engine to produce additional thrust with more efficient fuel consumption.
Rocketry. an irregular burning of residual fuel in some rocket motors after the cessation of the main burning.
Also called reheat. a process in which additional fuel is ignited in the exhaust gases of a jet engine to produce additional thrust
irregular burning of fuel in a rocket motor after the main burning has ceased
persistence of combustion in an internal-combustion engine, either in an incorrect part of the cycle or after the ignition has been switched off
the and treatment of a convalescent patient. noun support services by a welfare agency for a person discharged from an institution, such as hospital, hostel, or prison (med) the care before and after discharge from hospital of a patient recovering from an illness or operation any system of maintenance or upkeep of an appliance or […]
a casting made from a mold that was itself made from an original casting. an exact impression, usually in plaster, made of a permanent mold or die after the production of castings is finished.
an unexpected repercussion. Historical Examples Suddenly the hideous consequences of it all, the afterclap, sounded in their ears. The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman The War of 1812 has been called by an able historian “the afterclap of the Revolution.” An Account Of The Battle Of Chateauguay William D. Lighthall Its afterclap of 1812 displayed […]
a device for cooling compressed air or gases to reduce their volume or temperature.