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augmenter

or aug·men·tor

[awg-men-ter]
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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

First recorded in 1525–35; augment + -er1, -or2
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Historical Examples

  • Men have placed Agni on the altar as the augmenter of strength.

    Sacred Books of the East

    Various

  • In the sinister chief, a crescent denoted his filiation; underneath was the motto "Augmenter."