HyperDic: chandelle

English > 2 senses of the word chandelle:
VERBmotionchandelleclimb suddenly and steeply
NOUNactchandellea flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction
English > chandelle: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction.
Broaderflight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
Spanishchandelle
English > chandelle: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningclimb suddenly and steeply.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The airplane chandelled"
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward

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