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takeoff

1. the act or process of making an aircraft airborne
2. the stage of a country's economic development when rapid and sustained economic growth is first achieved

takeoff

[′tāk‚ȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
Ascent of an aircraft or rocket at any angle, as the action of a rocket vehicle departing from its launch pad or the action of an aircraft as it becomes airborne.

quantity survey

A detailed analysis and listing of all items of material and equipment necessary to construct a project. Also called a takeoff.

takeoff

i. The net flight path from the brake release to the screen height.
ii. The act of beginning a flight when an airplane is accelerated from a state of rest to that of normal flight. It is the moment when the aircraft leaves the ground or water.
iii. To perform the action of a takeoff.
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The jump is measured from the take-off board to the jumper's closest mark in the sand.
Secondly, upper and lower limb biarticular muscles were not recruited similarly by the two start variants in hands-off, take-off, flight and entry start phases, in opposite with our initial supposition.
Whatever happened to it was after take-off,' he said.
Arriving back at Gatwick Airport after being transferred to an Emirates flight, honeymooners Marcus and Charlotte Walsh, from Manchester, told of how the panic began on the initial take-off.
The Thomas Cook Boeing 757-300 bound for Manchester had been secured for take-off and was half way along the runway at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus when the captain pulled out of the take-off manoeuvre.
Not being able to make it over the hurdle without jumping, which requires the heel of the foot to touch before take-off ("flat foot").
George Duffield has narrowly escaped death on more than one occasion, and Michael Roberts has never forgotten an aborted take-off after a Chester meeting.
Yet at that moment of take-off, the Muslim captain and I, a Christian, were both putting our trust in that mysterious power which created us and in its ultimate benevolence.
Birmann is investing about US$15 million in the project; Lider is to provide the nuts and bolts for the take-off and landing area at a $10 million price tag.
Finally, Portrait of Daniela and The Take-Off faced off against one another along a low, narrow corridor beneath the gallery staircase.
By correctly adjusting the roll temperature and the circumferential speed of the roll to match the extruder output and the take-off speed, even complex profiles with large thickness variations and long angled tips can be made without problems.
Alba said the incident began when the plane was waiting to taxi out for take-off, when one passenger said to another, ``What do you think I've got in this bag, a bomb or something?