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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make a steep nose-down descent (by an aircraft) accelerated by both gravity and engine use

Usage examples (8)
  • My own health did a power-dive, and that episode took a two-year chunk out of my life.
  • The sensation was very much like that he had once experienced in the course of a power-dive over the ocean.
  • Before he could frame any questions, his guide said hastily, "I must get back on duty," and disappeared in a graceful power-dive, leaving Gibson alone with his thoughts.
  • Add to this the markets going into a power-dive every time he speaks. for more
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