jump jet

or jump-jet


noun

a jet airplane capable of taking off and landing vertically or on an extremely short runway or flight deck.

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Origin of jump jet

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for jump jet

jump jet

noun

a fixed-wing jet aircraft that is capable of landing and taking off vertically
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