chandelle

Definitions of chandelle
  1. noun
    a flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction
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    type of:
    airplane maneuver, flight maneuver
    a maneuver executed by an aircraft
  2. verb
    climb suddenly and steeply
    “The airplane chandelled
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    type of:
    arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise
    move upward
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