a dive, esp. a steep dive, by an aircraft in which the engine or engines are delivering thrust at or near full power.
Pronunciation: (pou'ur-dīv"), [key]
—v.t., v.i., -dived or -dove, -dived, -div•ing. Aeron.
to cause to perform or to perform a power dive.
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