Takeoff

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Takeoff Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a departure; especially of airplanes
  • humorous or satirical mimicry
  • a composition that imitates somebody''s style in a humorous way
  • the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a departure; especially of airplanes ,
  • the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne ,
  • a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way ,
  • humorous or satirical mimicry

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Takeoff Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Takeoff is the part of flight in which an aircraft goes from moving along the ground (taxiing) to flying in the air, usually on a runway. For balloons, helicopters and some special aircraft (such as the Harrier), no runway is needed. Takeoff is the opposite of landing.



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* How come, just as the rocket is launching, the astronauts don't also shoot some fireworks out the window It would make the whole takeoff look more impressive. - Jack Handey Deep Thoughts


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Takeoff Sample Sentences in News


  • Cloud Takeoff Partners with Texas Virtual Builders Exchange
    Cloud Takeoff, an Ohio startup offering powerful, Cloud-based tools for estimating, collaborating and sharing digital blueprints, has entered into a licensing and marketing agreement with the Virtual Builders Exchange, LLC in San Antonio, Texas. Read more on this news related to 'Takeoff'
  • Engine failure, overloading behind plane crash
    An-140 turboprop crashed moments after takeoff from Tehran killing 39 people Read more on this news related to 'Takeoff'
  • Ready for takeoff
    The buzz of small aircraft over the skies of Cottage Grove is expected to return soon with the completion of a project aimed at repaving the runway and updating the lighting system at Cottage Grove State Airport. Read more on this news related to 'Takeoff'

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