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after-run

[ af-ter-ruhn, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌrʌn, ˈɑf- /

noun

the continued running of an internal-combustion engine after the ignition is switched off: Heavy carbon buildup can cause annoying engine after-run.

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after the fact, after-dinner, after-hours, after-party, after-ripening, after-run, after-school, afterbeat, afterbirth, afterbody, afterbrain
Also called dieseling, run-on.
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