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jump jet

noun
1.
a jet airplane capable of taking off and landing vertically or on an extremely short runway or flight deck.
Also, jump-jet.
Compare STOL, VTOL.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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jump jet

noun
1.
a fixed-wing jet aircraft that is capable of landing and taking off vertically
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