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afterburning

[′af·tər‚bərn·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
The function of an afterburner.
(mechanical engineering)
Combustion in an internal combustion engine following the maximum pressure of explosion.

afterburning

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A method of thrust augmentation in a gas turbine engine normally fitted on combat aircraft. The surplus or unburned air exiting the engine is ignited by the addition of fuel, which accelerates the gases and provides additional thrust. Also known as reheat.
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GE over the course of the next three years will repair and change components of, and deliver "program support" for, 17 of its F414 afterburning turbofan engines, used to power Navy F/A-18E and -F fighter jets, and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft.
GE over the course of the next three years will repair and change components of, and provide "program support" for, 17 of its F414 afterburning turbofan engines, which are utilized to power Navy F/A-18E and -F fighter jets, and EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft.