takeoff


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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 pilot of the Boeing 757-300 carrying 275 passengers aborted the takeoff after three warning lights appeared as it was half way down the runway.
About five minutes before our planned takeoff time, we called tower and asked for takeoff clearance.
On 27 July, an EA-6B Prowler of VAQ-135 crashed following takeoff from Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Arabian Gulf.