Definition of jump jet in English:
A jet aircraft that can take off and land vertically, without need of a runway.
- In the skies above Devon and Cornwall, 800 Naval Air Squadron's Commanding Officer Cdr Paul Stone took up his jump jet for almost the last time.
- ‘The Marines are desperate to replace their Harrier jump jet, which is old and tired,’ says Blackwell.
- But in the mountains of Afghanistan often all it takes for insurgents to take to their heels is the appearance of a Harrier jump jet screaming overhead.
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