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tumble

an acrobatic feat, esp a somersault

tumble

[′təm·bəl]
(mechanics)

tumble

i. To rotate end over end. It is said of a rocket, an ejection capsule, etc.
ii. Of a gyro, to precess suddenly and to an extreme extent as a result of exceeding the operating limits of its bank or pitch. See toppled.
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