how to pronounce afterburner


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the above transcription of afterburner is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

afterburner is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of afterburner in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… lot of fuel into the afterburner to do …”

meanings of afterburner


  1. A device in the engine of an aircraft which injects fuel into the exhaust system to increase the thrust.

afterburner frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word afterburner occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics afterburner can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that afterburner can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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