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augmenter

or augmentor

[awg-men-ter] /ɔgˈmɛn tər/
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
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35; augment + -er1, -or2
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