- n. Plural form of afterburner.
“More specifically, we see the front end design and hard lines of the Lamborghini Reventon fused into a shape that closely resembles that of the Pagani Zonda topped with futuristic styling elements like the dramatic rear end with the massive but weirdly enough, eye-catching jet-inspired 'afterburners' that house the tail lights.”
“afterburners" attained ERP levels that would make many an AM broadcast station operator turn green with "power envy.”
“After the Celtics weathered the early game storm with a spurt of their own, they owned a 40-35 second-quarter lead when the Lakers turned on their afterburners.”
“Shortly afterward, an F/A-18, a modern Navy jet fighter, flew low at one end of the runway, punched its afterburners and treated the crowd to a thunderous sonic boom as it passed.”
“Who knew Shonn Greene had those kinds of afterburners?”
“Obama came to USC this afternoon to light some afterburners under a California Democratic ticket that was already doing pretty well, and appears to have succeeded.”
“Obama came to USC Friday afternoon to light some afterburners under a California Democratic ticket that was already doing pretty well, and appears to have succeeded.”
“Although Ashton can turn on the afterburners, as an ecstatic Twickenham saw with his length-of-the-pitch try against Australia in November, there are many more dimensions to his game.”
“Their top speed, he said, was "greater than [that] of a fighter jet with its afterburners on, or the space shuttle during atmospheric re-entry".”
“He sometimes flew it so low that the afterburners set fire to grass.”
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