afterburner afterburner  /ˈæf tər ˌbɜr nər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust

Usage(s):

  1. Afterburner noise makes them more intense and adds some effects of its own.
  2. It involves metal fatigue and turban engines in afterburner aircrafts, as it was on takeoff, causes a lot of stress.
  3. His afterburner went out at 75,000 ft.

News

  1. FSA K-Force and Afterburner disc brakes introduced

    FSA is poised to enter the mountain bike disc brake market early next year. The component manufacturer views disc brakes as a natural extension of its cockpit offerings, and plans to offer two models that fit into the company’s existing cross-country (K-Force) and trail (Afterburner) component groups.  The K-Force brake will sell for US$369 per wheel, while the Afterburner brake will cost US$289 ...
    on August 23, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

  2. FSA introduces two disc brakes

    FSA is poised to enter the mountain bike disc brake market early next year. The component manufacturer views disc brakes as a natural extension of its cockpit offerings, and plans to offer two disc brakes that fit into the company’s existing cross-country (K-Force) and trail (Afterburner) component groups. The K-Force brake will sell for US$369 per wheel, while the Afterburner brake will sell ...
    on August 22, 2013     Source: BikeRadar

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Quotes

  • "Everyone's in full afterburner the whole flight," said Parazynski. "There's really nobody with a free moment to spare."
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Scott Parazynski Source: Space.com

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