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ground loop

noun, Aeronautics
1.
a sharp horizontal loop performed, usually involuntarily, while touching the ground.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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British Dictionary definitions for ground-loop

ground loop

noun
1.
a sudden uncontrolled turn by an aircraft on the ground, while moving under its own power
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