Definition of aftermarket
1 : the market for parts and accessories used in the repair or enhancement of a product (such as an automobile)
2 : a secondary market available after sales in the original market are finished a movie in the videocassette aftermarket
3 : the market for a stock following its initial public offering when its shares can be freely traded among investors
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White Bros., meanwhile, became an aftermarket powerhouse, capitalizing on a national wave of interest in dirt bike racing and riding.
Of course, Prompaq is great for aftermarket chip developers.
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