snap roll


: an airplane maneuver in which a rapid full revolution is completed about the plane's longitudinal axis while an approximately level line of flight is maintained

Examples of snap roll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plus, on hot summer days, hikers can roll up and cuff each pant leg with Prana’s snap roll-up feature for maximum ventilation. Emily Pennington, Condé Nast Traveler, 26 May 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of snap roll was circa 1934

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“Snap roll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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