Definitions for jatoˈdʒeɪ toʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ja•toˈdʒeɪ toʊ(n.)(pl.)ja•tos or JATOs.


  1. a jet-assisted takeoff of an aircraft, esp. with auxiliary rocket motors that are jettisoned.

    Category: Aeronautics

Origin of jato:

1940–45; Amer.; j(et)a(ssisted)t(ake)o(ff)


  1. jato(Noun)

    An auxiliary jet engine in a detachable unit that provides extra power for the takeoff of an aircraft

  2. jato(Noun)

    A takeoff assisted by such a unit

  3. jato(Noun)

    A RATO unit or RATO takeoff - a rocket assisted take-off


  1. JATO

    JATO is an acronym for jet assisted take off. It is a system for helping overloaded aircraft into the air by providing additional thrust in the form of small rockets. The term is used interchangeably with the term RATO, for Rocket-Assisted Take Off.

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  1. jota

Translations for jato

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a fine mist of small flying drops (of water etc) such as that given out by a waterfall

The perfume came out of the bottle in a fine spray.

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