JATO

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JATO (countable and uncountable, plural JATOs)

  1. (aviation, uncountable) Acronym of jet-assisted takeoff, a method of using booster rockets to allow heavily-loaded aircraft to lift off more quickly and use less runway length for takeoff.
  2. (aviation, countable) One of the rockets used for the above purpose.
    An enduring urban legend claims that someone in Arizona strapped a JATO to their car and crashed it into a cliff.

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