jato

jato

[jey-toh]
noun, plural jatos.
a jet-assisted takeoff, especially one using auxiliary rocket motors that are jettisoned at the completion of the takeoff.

Origin:
1940–45; Amer.; j(et) a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff)

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jato (ˈdʒeɪtəʊ)
 
n , pl -tos
aeronautics jet-assisted takeoff
 
[C20 j(et-)a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff)]

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jato
jet-assisted takeoff
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