a convertiplane that can become airborne after a short takeoff run and has forward speeds comparable to those of conventional aircraft.
a system in which an aircraft can take off and land in a short distance
an aircraft using this system Compare VTOL
short takeoff and landing
noun, plural stolae [stoh-lee] /ˈstoʊ li/ (Show IPA), stolas. 1. a long, loose tunic or robe, with or without sleeves, worn by women of ancient Rome.
verb 1. simple past tense of steal. noun 1. an ecclesiastical vestment consisting of a narrow strip of silk or other material worn over the shoulders or, by deacons, over the left shoulder only, and arranged to hang down in front to the knee or below. Compare tippet (def 2). 2. a woman’s shoulder scarf […]
verb 1. past participle of steal. verb (used with object), stole, stolen, stealing. 1. to take (the property of another or others) without permission or right, especially secretly or by force: A pickpocket stole his watch. 2. to appropriate (ideas, credit, words, etc.) without right or acknowledgment. 3. to take, get, or win insidiously, surreptitiously, […]
- Stolen generation
noun 1. (Austral) Aboriginal children removed from their families and placed in institutions or fostered by White families between 1910 and 1970