Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An unpowered propeller.
  • noun often used attributively Failed aircraft power.
  • adverb Without aircraft-engine power.
  • verb To fly, especially to land, an aircraft without power.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From stick ("wooden two-bladed propeller"), possibly confounded with stick-like aircraft-engine throttles.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.