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whipstall

[hwip-stawl, wip-] /ˈʰwɪpˌstɔl, ˈwɪp-/
noun
1.
a stall during a vertical climb in which the nose of the airplane falls forward and downward in a whiplike movement.
verb (used with object)
2.
to cause (an aircraft) to undergo whipstall.
verb (used without object)
3.
(of an aircraft) to undergo whipstall.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; whip + stall1
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whipstall

/ˈwɪpˌstɔːl/
noun
1.
a stall in which an aircraft goes into a nearly vertical climb, pauses, slips backwards momentarily, and drops suddenly with its nose down
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