power-dive

power dive

noun Aeronautics.
a dive, especially a steep dive, by an aircraft in which the engine or engines are delivering thrust at or near full power.

Origin:
1925–30

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power-dive

[pou-er-dahyv]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), power-dived or power-dove, power-dived, power-diving. Aeronautics.
to cause to perform or to perform a power dive.

Origin:
1935–40

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power dive
 
n
1.  a steep dive by an aircraft with its engines at high power
 
vb
2.  to cause (an aircraft) to perform a power dive or (of an aircraft) to perform a power dive

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