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afterburner

División en sílabas: af·ter·burn·er
Pronunciación: /ˈaftərˌbərnər
 
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Definición de afterburner en inglés:

sustantivo

An auxiliary burner fitted to the exhaust system of a turbojet engine to increase thrust.
Example sentences
  • The air bypassed the engine compressor and turbine, and using the afterburner as a ram-jet combustion chamber, the available thrust is greatly increased above a Mach number of 2.0
  • After 20 seconds of afterburner use, the afterburner failed and the nozzle fully closed due to oil loss.
  • Of course, there's only one way you can see if the flame is clear blue - I stood behind the engine and looked up the exhaust with the engine at full power and the afterburner lit.

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