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jump jet

or jump-jet

noun
  1. a jet airplane capable of taking off and landing vertically or on an extremely short runway or flight deck.
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Compare STOL, VTOL.

Origin of jump jet

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

jump jet

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