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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.
Historical Examples

In the sinister chief, a crescent denoted his filiation; underneath was the motto “augmenter.”
Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) John Roby

Men have placed Agni on the altar as the augmenter of strength.
Sacred Books of the East Various


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