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Meaning of NOSE-DIVE

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a steep nose-down descent by an aircraft

NOSE-DIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: dive
 See Also: descent, power dive



Thesaurus Terms
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