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STOL

abbr.
short takeoff and landing
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STOL

(stɒl)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a system in which an aircraft can take off and land in a short distance
2. (Aeronautics) an aircraft using this system. Compare VTOL
[C20: s(hort) t(ake) o(ff and) l(anding)]
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