a sudden, downward shift by an aircraft in the direction of the flight path.
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tango downTango down is military slang announcing that an enemy has been defeated in combat. It's been adopted in first-person shooter games when teams are strategizing over audio.
- push the panic button,
- push through,
- push up daisies,
Origin of push-down
First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase push down
Also called pushover.
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