afterburst

afterburst

[′af·tər‚bərst]
(mining engineering)
A tremor that sometimes follows a rock blast as the ground adjusts to the new stress distribution.
A sudden collapse of rock in an underground mine subsequent to a rock burst.
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Other features include: automatic frequency tuning; weld, hold, delay, and afterburst timers; upper and lower weld-limit settings; and load-regulation circuitry.