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nose dive

a sudden plunge with the nose or front pointing downwards, esp of an aircraft
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Nakhjavani has not said to what Iran attributed the 2009 nose dive crash.
TOKYO - Tokyo stocks rose Tuesday morning as bargain-hunting set in after their nose dive Monday that sent the key Nikkei index to a two-month low.
Soy's estrogens also may ward off hot flashes, night sweats and the other scourges of menopause, when women's estrogen levels take a nose dive.
Equally puzzling, says Pettengill, is that the elevation at which radio emission on Venus takes a nose dive differs by two to three kilometers, depending upon the location of the elevated area.
With 141 domestic programs slated for deep reductions or elimination - and nondefense discretionary spending headed for a $15 billion nose dive - economists predict that state and local governments nationwide will face a $6.
Scientists this week moved closer to figuring out why certain species of frogs, toads and salamanders have taken a nose dive in recent years and why some have already sung their swan song.
The tormented singer, 33 yesterday, was on the brink of killing himself as his pill addiction spiralled out of control and his career took a nose dive.
Democrats are emboldened by Schwarzenegger's recent nose dive in popularity.
In yesterday's Daily Market Blog, I discussed the nose dive in MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) stock on the news that its longtime auditor would not seek re-election.
While mom-and-pop stores with a unique product or service held their ground across the Valley, Gregory's Toys has floundered since the economy started its nose dive just before the Sept.
Police , who saw the car nose dive into the underpass on CCTV, are investigating the cause of the accident on Friday.