Definiciones principales de retro-fire en English

: retro-fire1retro-fire2

retro-fire1

Pronunciación /ˈrɛtrəʊfʌɪə/

nombre

Science Fiction
  • The part of a space mission in which the retro-rockets of a spacecraft are fired; the firing itself.

Origen

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of the Franklin Institute. From retro- + fire.

Definiciones principales de retro-fire en English

: retro-fire1retro-fire2

retro-fire2

Pronunciación /ˈrɛtrəʊfʌɪə/

verbo

  • 1To fire backwards; especially to fire (a rocket engine) in a direction which provides a spacecraft with reverse thrust and so slows any forward motion; to give (a spacecraft, missile, etc.) reverse thrust by firing a retro-rocket.

  • 2To fire the retro-rockets of a spacecraft.

Origen

1960s. From retro- + fire.