afterburner

afterburner
noun Date: 1947 1. a device incorporated into the tailpipe of a turbojet engine for injecting fuel into the hot exhaust gases and burning it to provide extra thrust 2. a device for burning or catalytically destroying unburned or partially burned carbon compounds in exhaust (as from an automobile)

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