Afterthought

Definition of Afterthought

Aft´er`thought`
n.1.Reflection after an act; later or subsequent thought.
2.an action taken after another action and related to the first action, which would normally or optimally be done along with the first action; - as, to do something as an afterthought.
3.a feature or part added to a device, not thought of in its original design.

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