flameholder

flameholder

[′flām‚hōl·dər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device that sustains combustion in a flowing mixture within the combustion chamber of some types of jet engines.
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Volvo Aero has designed a new afterburner flameholder that drastically reduces operating costs and increases availability.
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