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Definition of takeoff

What is the definition of "takeoff"?
  • take•off• offnoun
  • 1. The act of rising in flight. Used of an aircraft or a rocket.
    2. The point or place from which one takes off.
    3. Informal An amusing imitative caricature, parody, or burlesque.


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  • "NEW YORK (AP) American Airlines is delaying the launch of flights between Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Beijing until it gets approval for certain takeoff and landing times from Chinese authorities."

    "Bozo Baird should know a JATO [rocket-assisted] takeoff is not kind to the environment - what a maroon!"

    "I don't know that it replicates a "higher class of literature"; isn't Eragon a Tolkein takeoff?"

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