a person or thing that augments.
Aviation, Rocketry. any auxiliary device, as an afterburner, for additional thrust from the exhaust of a jet or rocket engine.
Auguste [French oh-gyst] /French oʊˈgüst/ (Show IPA), 1884–1962, Swiss physicist, aeronaut, inventor, and deep-sea explorer: designer of bathyscaphes. his son, Jacques [zhahk] /ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1922–2008, Swiss oceanographer and bathyscaphe designer, born in Belgium. Jean Félix [zhahn fey-leeks] /ʒɑ̃ feɪˈliks/ (Show IPA), 1884–1963, U.S. chemist and aeronautical engineer, born in Switzerland (brother of Auguste). Contemporary […]
(John) Augustin [aw-guhs-tin] /ɔˈgʌs tɪn/ (Show IPA), 1838–99, U.S. playwright, critic, and theatrical manager. Contemporary Examples The two were then co-chairman of Warner Bros. and until that moment, Daly had always been quite reserved with me. Hollywood’s Loosest Cannon Kim Masters April 14, 2009 Sources say that business advisors thought the material far too racy, […]
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Augustin Eugène [oh-gys-tan œ-zhen] /oʊ güsˈtɛ̃ œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA), 1791–1861, French dramatist. noun a person who copies documents, esp a person who made handwritten copies before the invention of printing a clerk or public copyist (Old Testament) a recognized scholar and teacher of the Jewish Law (Judaism) a man qualified to write certain documents in […]
Saint, a.d. 354–430, one of the Latin fathers in the early Christian Church; author; bishop of Hippo in N Africa. Saint (Austin) died a.d. 604, Roman monk: headed group of missionaries who landed in England a.d. 597 and began the conversion of the English to Christianity; first archbishop of Canterbury 601–604. a male given name, […]