go-around
go-around go-around n. (aeronautics) A landing approach that fails and gives way to another attempt.

Syn: overshoot, wave-off. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • go around — {v.} 1a. To go from one place or person to another. * /Mr. Smith is going around looking for work./ * /Don t go around telling lies like that./ * /Chicken pox is going around the neighborhood./ * /A rumor is going around school that we will get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go around — {v.} 1a. To go from one place or person to another. * /Mr. Smith is going around looking for work./ * /Don t go around telling lies like that./ * /Chicken pox is going around the neighborhood./ * /A rumor is going around school that we will get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Go-around — Go around, terme non traduit en français, signifie remettre les gaz dans une procédure d atterrissage interrompu. Si c est une instruction de la tour de contrôle: « Go around » signifie « remettez les gaz » Si c est une action …   Wikipédia en Français

  • go around — ► go round chiefly Brit. (chiefly US also go around) be sufficient to supply everybody present. Main Entry: ↑go …   English terms dictionary

  • go-around — [gō′ə round΄] n. GO ROUND …   English World dictionary

  • go around — go from one place or person to another We decided to go around from one shop to another until we found a good present …   Idioms and examples

  • go around — index detour, envelop, perambulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • go around — phrasal verb go around or go round Word forms go around : present tense I/you/we/they go around he/she/it goes around present participle going around past tense went around past participle gone around 1) British [intransitive] to visit a person… …   English dictionary

  • Go-around — A go around is an aborted landing of an aircraft which is on final approach. Origin of the term The term arises from the traditional use of circuits at airfields a landing aircraft will first join the circuit pattern and prepare for landing in an …   Wikipedia

  • go around — (in BRIT, also use go round) 1) PHRASAL VERB If you go around to someone s house, you go to visit them at their house. [V P to n] I asked them to go around to the house to see if they were there... [V P to inf] Mike went round to see them. 2)… …   English dictionary

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