Dictionary

dead-stick landing

dead–stick landing

noun \ˈded-ˌstik-\

Definition of DEAD-STICK LANDING

:  a landing of an airplane or spacecraft made without power

First Known Use of DEAD-STICK LANDING

circa 1917

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: dead stockPrevious Word in the Dictionary: dead stickAll Words Near: dead-stick landing
March 06, 2015
eolian Hear it
Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears