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 […]
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. noun Also called reheat. a process in which […]
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 […]