power-dive

verb
pow·​er-dive | \ˈpau̇(-ə)r-ˌdīv \
power-dived; power-diving; power-dives

Definition of power-dive 

(Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to make a power dive

transitive verb

: to cause to power-dive

power dive

noun

Definition of power dive (Entry 2 of 2)

: a dive of an airplane accelerated by the power of the engine

First Known Use of power-dive

Verb

1937, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

Noun

1930, in the meaning defined above

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