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after a fashion in a limited or unsatisfactory manner.
after all used 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.
aftershave an astringent, scented lotion for use on the face after shaving.
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.
Ag symbol of the chemical element silver.