Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A control surface that may be moved into the propulsion stream of a rocket in order to change the direction of thrust.

Etymologies

jet2 + alteration of (el)evator.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • - on, suffix jetavator cryochemis - paging youthcult try plasma SHORTENING + cytoecology poach, v. BOUND FORM (7) receptor acrasin dehydrotes - reduplicate, antiscientism tosterone v. apholate geoprobe spinner astrionics heliborne standoff emulsible, adj. station adj. helilift, v. zone Ovonic helispost VARIANT FORM xenate hexa - tabbouli SHORTENING + methylene -

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