Jato meaning

jātō
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An auxiliary jet-producing unit providing additional thrust for a takeoff.
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An airplane takeoff assisted by a jet-producing unit or units, usually small, solid-propellant rockets.
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An auxiliary jet engine in a detachable unit that provides extra power for the takeoff of an aircraft.
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A takeoff assisted by such a unit.
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A RATO unit or RATO takeoff - a rocket assisted take-off.
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(aviation) Jet assisted takeoff.
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An aircraft takeoff aided by an auxiliary jet or rocket.
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Origin of jato

  • j(et-)a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Initialism for jet-assisted takeoff.

    From Wiktionary