level-off

[ lev-uh l-awf, -of ]
/ ˈlɛv əlˈɔf, -ˈɒf /

noun Aeronautics.

the maneuver of bringing an aircraft into a horizontal flying position after an ascent or descent.

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Origin of level-off

First recorded in 1925–30; noun use of verb phrase level off
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