an airplane takeoff assisted by a jet-producing unit or units, usually small, solid-propellant rockets
Origin of jatoj(et)-a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff)
- An aircraft takeoff aided by an auxiliary jet or rocket.
- An auxiliary jet-producing unit providing additional thrust for a takeoff.
Origin of jatoj(et-)a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff).
Initialism for jet-assisted takeoff.