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ret·ro·fire

retrofire

 
pronunciation:
re tro faIr
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: retrofires, retrofiring, retrofired
definition: to ignite (a rocket engine that is placed opposite the direction of current flight) for the purpose of slowing down or adjusting direction.