Definition of Chandelle

1. Noun. A flight maneuver consisting of a steep climbing turn executed to gain altitude while changing direction.




2. Verb. Climb suddenly and steeply. "The airplane chandelled"
Category relationships: Air, Air Travel, Aviation
Generic synonyms: Arise, Come Up, Go Up, Lift, Move Up, Rise, Uprise

Definition of Chandelle

1. [v -DELLED, -DELLING, -DELLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chandelle

chancre redux
chancres
chancriform
chancriform syndrome
chancroidal
chancroids
chancrous
chancy
chandelier
chandelier sign
chandeliered
chandelierlike
chandeliers
chandelle (current term)
chandelled
chandelles
chandelling
chandleries
chandlering
chandlerly
chandlers
chandlery
chandoo
chandries
chandry
chanfrin
chanfrins
chanfron

Literary usage of Chandelle

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1. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"Cette chandelle éclaire bien, this candle gives a good light. Elle est jolie à ¡a chandelle, she is pretty by candle-light. ..."

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