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aft into, near, or toward the rear end of a ship or aircraft. [2 definitions]
after behind in time, order, or place; later than. [12 definitions]
after a fashion in a limited or unsatisfactory manner.
after all used to to remind the listener of an important fact or to ask the listener to consider this fact. [2 definitions]
afterbirth the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after the birth of a human or animal.
afterburner a device that increases the thrust of a jet engine by injecting fuel into the exhaust gases for burning. [2 definitions]
afterdamp a suffocating gas or mixture of gases that remains in a mine after a methane explosion or fire.
aftereffect an effect that follows its cause after some period of time, such as a delayed effect caused by a medicine or exposure to chemicals.
afterglow the light, or the impression of light, that lingers after its source or cause is gone, as after a sunset. [2 definitions]
afterimage a sensory impression, usu. visual, that continues after the stimulus causing it has ceased.
afterlife life after death. [2 definitions]
aftermath the result or consequence of an event. [2 definitions]
aftermost nearest the back or stern, as on a ship; farthest aft.
afternoon the period between noon and evening. [2 definitions]
afternoons in or during any, every, or a usual afternoon.
after one's own heart according to or sharing one's tastes and preferences.
after-school occurring after school hours, esp. from the time school is over until the end of the work day.
aftershock a small earthquake or a series of small earthquakes that follows a larger one and that originates at or near the same epicenter.
aftertaste a lingering sensation, usu. of taste, sometimes continuing after its cause is gone. [2 definitions]
afterthought something not in an original plan or design. [2 definitions]
afterward at a subsequent time; subsequently.