nose down


Definition of nose down

intransitive verb

: to head down : depress the nose the airplane nosed down out of the overcast

transitive verb

: to turn, point, or direct (an airplane's nose) down : head (an airplane) down she nosed the airplane down— Robert Craig

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“Nose down.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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