American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A device for augmenting the thrust of a jet engine by burning additional fuel with the uncombined oxygen in the exhaust gases.
- n. A device for burning or chemically altering unburned or partially burned carbon compounds in exhaust gases.
- n. A device in the engine of an aircraft which injects fuel into the exhaust system to increase the thrust.
- n. a device injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
- From after- + burner (Wiktionary)
“This is interesting as it allows to mix foreign binaries with native ones, see "afterburner" in my next blog posting.”
“MSI's R5770-PMD1G differentiates itself from the fold through its exclusive ability to support the "afterburner" overclocking utility, which not only manages the GPU voltage but also modifies the fan speed according to the temperature.”
“afterburner" affect to push the creatine into the muscle cells faster or with more "force".”
“QEMU, leading to build times of about 24h, which may be pushed to under 5h, if applying some "afterburner": -).”
“I may give details regarding the "afterburner" in one of my next blog postings: -)”
“MSI R5770-PMD1G supports the over voltage function of GPU by MSI exclusive overclocking utility 'afterburner', and the maximum overclocking voltage will be up to 1. 300V.”
“But when I lived in Fakenham I was always surprised to see US jets screaming very low and very fast across Fakenham, going in to steep climbs (needing an afterburner and making lots of noise) and failing to do what the RAF routinely do, which is to fly around towns.”
“At the very least, I'd like to give his testicles a squeeze for sharking my plasma afterburner design. —”
“Of course my ears still ring from the sound of F4 Phantom engines on afterburner, and it was 30 years ago ...”
“The dog took one look at the cat and left the area of engagement at full afterburner.”
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