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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To ignite (a type of rocket).

Usage examples (4)
  • Four minutes later the timed retrofire terminated.
  • At the correct moment she rolled the lander on its back and commenced retrofire, falling toward the dark pre-dawn.
  • Chang'e-1 began its retrofire maneuver for capture by lunar gravity at 0736
  • It has been dogma at best retrofire for more
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