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push-down

[ poosh-doun ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌdaʊn /
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noun Aeronautics.
a sudden, downward shift by an aircraft in the direction of the flight path.
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Also called pushover.

Origin of push-down

First recorded in 1935–40; noun use of verb phrase push down
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