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push-down

[poo sh-doun] /ˈpʊʃˌdaʊn/
noun, Aeronautics
1.
a sudden, downward shift by an aircraft in the direction of the flight path.
Also called pushover.
Origin of push-down
1935-1940
1935-40; noun use of verb phrase push down
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