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retrofire

[re-troh-fahyuh r] /ˈrɛ troʊˌfaɪər/ Rocketry.
verb (used with object), retrofired, retrofiring.
1.
to ignite (a retrorocket).
verb (used without object), retrofired, retrofiring.
2.
(of a retrorocket) to become ignited.
Origin of retrofire
1960-1965
An Americanism dating back to 1960-65; retro- + fire
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British Dictionary definitions for retrofire

retrofire

/ˈrɛtrəʊˌfaɪə/
noun
1.
the act of firing a retrorocket
2.
the moment at which it is fired
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