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n. pl. ja·tos
1. An aircraft takeoff aided by an auxiliary jet or rocket.
2. An auxiliary jet-producing unit providing additional thrust for a takeoff.

[j(et-)a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff).]


n, pl -tos
(Aeronautics) aeronautics jet-assisted takeoff
[C20 j(et-)a(ssisted) t(ake)o(ff)]



(ˈdʒeɪ toʊ)

n., pl. ja•tos or JATOs.
a jet-assisted takeoff of an aircraft, esp. with auxiliary rocket motors that are jettisoned.
[1940–45; Amer.; j(et)a(ssisted)t(ake)o(ff)]
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