WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
chan•delle  (shan del, shän-),USA pronunciation n., v.  -delled, -dell•ing. [Aeron.]
n. 
  1. Aeronauticsan abrupt climbing turn in which an aircraft almost stalls while using its momentum to gain a higher rate of climb.

v.i. 
  1. Aeronauticsto perform a chandelle.
  • French: literally, candle
  • 1915–20

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