[ 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.
Words nearby snap-roll
Definition for snap-roll (2 of 2)
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
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British Dictionary definitions for snap-roll
a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll
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