[ snap-rohl ]
/ ˈsnæpˌroʊl /

verb (used with object)

to put (an airplane) through the maneuver of a snap roll.

verb (used without object)

to execute a snap roll.

Definition for snap-roll (2 of 2)

snap roll

noun Aeronautics.

a maneuver in which an airplane makes a rapid and complete revolution about its longitudinal axis while maintaining approximately level flight.

Origin of snap roll

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for snap-roll

snap roll


a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll
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