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.
an irrespirable mixture of gases, consisting chiefly of carbon dioxide and nitrogen, left in a mine an explosion or fire. Historical Examples You know, it is a product of combustion, and is very deadly—it is the much-dreaded white damp or afterdamp of a mine explosion. The Silent Bullet Arthur B. Reeve noun a poisonous mixture […]
the of a vessel behind the bridge house or midship section. Historical Examples He looked a fellow the Doctor might require, so I marked him down when he settled near a hatch on the afterdeck. The Sea and the Jungle H. M. Tomlinson There he could see through the dim pane of the door, gaining […]