whipstall

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

whip +‎ stall

Noun[edit]

whipstall ‎(plural whipstalls)

  1. A stall of an aircraft in near-vertical climb, followed by slip-back, before the nose turns toward the ground, sometimes an intentional stunt.

Verb[edit]

whipstall ‎(third-person singular simple present whipstalls, present participle whipstalling, simple past and past participle whipstalled)

  1. To stall in this fashion.