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ground run Syllabification: ground run

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of ground run in English:


The movement of an aircraft along the ground just before takeoff or just after landing.
Example sentences
  • I immediately advised the aircraft commander to shut down the outboard engines to help reduce our landing ground run and started checking the distance remaining markers.
  • The aircraft was damaged when the turbosupercharger caught fire during ground runs.
  • However after changing the fuel control unit, a further compressor surge was induced during a subsequent ground run.
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