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lift-off

[′lif‚tȯf]
(aerospace engineering)
The action of a rocket vehicle as it leaves its launch pad in a vertical ascent.
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According to the space.com report, the lift-off rounded off a busy week in spaceflight.
This paper begins with an overview of NASCAR lift-off testing.
The reason was a progressive decrease of the lift-off length (and thus an increase of the equivalence ratio in the lift-off region) caused by re-entrainment of hot combustion products, and by the existence of spray-spray interactions.
"We have been working hard to secure the necessary funds to help the project get lift-off and move through a development phase.
The lift-off was earlier anticipated to happen by September but the turmoil in China constrained the US Fed from doing so, afterwards pushing back lift-off expectations to December.
The international Lift-Off Film Festival is currently taking place in London, Liverpool, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
Aerospace firms ready for lift-off THE aerospace sector in Birmingham and Solihull is set for extra lift-off as one of the largest industrial clusters in the UK heads to an international show.
And it's the Lift-Off audience which determines on voting cards which films deserve to be screened at all four sister festivals, in London, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Liverpool.
Sriharikota, Nov 5 ( ANI ): India is all set for its maiden Mars mission with its satellite, Mangalyn, scheduled for a lift-off today from the balmy space port of Sriharikota in coastal Andhra Pradesh.
The requirement was for a lift-on, lift-off cover with frontal access and a minimal but effective method for securing it in place.
We have also explored compensating for the lift-off effect of the eddy current sensor due to vibrations by using the summing signal of the detection coils to measure the lift-off distance.
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