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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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"In a standard procedure, the crew rolled to a stop, aborted the take-off and checked out the problem, which was a false alarm.
If the take-off foot, pole tip, and top hand reach the apex at the same instant, the result will be a clean or efficient plant, one in which very little kinetic energy is lost at take-off.
The report added: "The crew did not identify the beginning of the runway and taxied forward to the landing threshold before beginning their take-off.
0 STOL (short take-off and landing) to meet the varied needs of private usage and future flying taxi operators.The AeroMobil 5.
A Flybe flight to Paris had to turn back shortly after take-off from Cardiff Airport after the plane hit a bird
The latter phrase may only be used when an aircraft is actually cleared for take-off.
We can interpret the presence of the take-off board as a disturbing factor in running speed.
When talking about take-off, the term 'tiger economy' also comes to mind.
In a tweet, minutes before it's take-off, the budget airliner posted a picture from the airplane's cockpit that read: "It's all smiles in the cockpit as our CEO gets ready for take-off, marking another key milestone in our journey." Awarded its air service operator licence by the Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) in early 2016, SalamAir's fleet of three Airbus A320s is scheduled to take to take-off at the end of the year.
Lamar Odom had to be taken off a Delta Airlines flight leaving Los Angeles after reortedly getting drunk in the airport lounge and then vomiting in the cabin before take-off.
The Air Algerie Boeing 737-600 took off from Algiers yesterday afternoon on a flight to Marseille but issued an emergency call shortly after take-off.
THE plane that caught fire in Las Vegas this week was the second British Airways Boeing 777 to lose an engine during take-off, it was revealed yesterday.