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STOL

[es-tawl] /ˈɛsˌtɔl/
noun
1.
a convertiplane that can become airborne after a short takeoff run and has forward speeds comparable to those of conventional aircraft.
Origin of STOL
s(hort) t(ake)o(ff and) l(anding)
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STOL

/stɒl/
noun
1.
a system in which an aircraft can take off and land in a short distance
2.
an aircraft using this system Compare VTOL
Word Origin
C20: s(hort) t(ake) o(ff and) l(anding)
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