Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In gas-engines, combustion or burning of the gases after the explosion has taken place which should have made all the gas unite at once with the oxygen present.

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Examples

  • It has got two incredibly strong after-burning engines, that can push all that stuff that you carry, in addition to the airplane itself.

    CNN Transcript Sep 22, 2006

  • It's got two incredibly strong after-burning engines that can push all that stuff that you carry in addition to the airplane itself and push it into supersonic speeds very easily.

    CNN Transcript Sep 21, 2006

  • Even fireworks, flaming hookers, and tits under glass couldn’t put a smile on our faces like the ones we wore while flying the ’38, a two-place, twin-engine, after-burning supersonic jet.

    Riding Rockets

  • Even fireworks, flaming hookers, and tits under glass couldn’t put a smile on our faces like the ones we wore while flying the ’38, a two-place, twin-engine, after-burning supersonic jet.

    Riding Rockets

  • Even fireworks, flaming hookers, and tits under glass couldn’t put a smile on our faces like the ones we wore while flying the ’38, a two-place, twin-engine, after-burning supersonic jet.

    Riding Rockets

  • Even fireworks, flaming hookers, and tits under glass couldn’t put a smile on our faces like the ones we wore while flying the ’38, a two-place, twin-engine, after-burning supersonic jet.

    Riding Rockets

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