- to put (an airplane) through the maneuver of a snap roll.
- to execute a snap roll.
- 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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- a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll
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