augmenter


augmenter

augmenter or aug·men·tor [awg-men-ter] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person or thing that augments.
  2. Aviation, Rocketry. any auxiliary device, as an afterburner, for additional thrust from the exhaust of a jet or rocket engine.

Origin of augmenter First recorded in 1525–35; augment + -er1, -or2 Examples from the Web for augmenter Historical Examples of augmenter

  • Men have placed Agni on the altar as the augmenter of strength.

    Sacred Books of the East

    Various

  • In the sinister chief, a crescent denoted his filiation; underneath was the motto “Augmenter.”

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

    John Roby

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