snap roll

noun Aeronautics.
a maneuver in which an airplane makes a rapid and complete revolution about its longitudinal axis while maintaining approximately level flight.

1930–35 Unabridged


[snap-rohl] Aeronautics.
verb (used with object)
to put (an airplane) through the maneuver of a snap roll.
verb (used without object)
to execute a snap roll. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
snap roll
a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll

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Example sentences
He described the maneuver as a slow motion snap roll.
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