Definition of 'takeoff'
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Example sentences containing 'takeoff'
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He raced ahead to the takeoff point and made mincemeat of the first wave. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The jet is the first supersonic stealth aircraft capable of short takeoff and vertical landing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tracks attempt to beat frost by covering the takeoff and landing sides of fences and hurdles. The Sun (2006)Britain should improve its infrastructure to position itself for economic takeoff when growth finally does return. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Airlines appear to be giving up on the battle to make passengers switch off their electronic devices during takeoff and landing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was economic "takeoff' in the full modern sense. THE SCOTTISH ENLIGHTENMENT: The Scots' Invention of the Modern World (2002)Nail the takeoff and landing. Christianity Today (2000)The president was anxious, a nervous flyer, and he also liked to talk to his mother before and after takeoff and landing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'takeoff'
British English: takeoff /ˈteɪkˌɒf/ NOUN
Takeoff is the beginning of a flight, when an aircraft leaves the ground.
The plane was waiting for takeoff.
- American English: takeoff
- Arabic: إقْلَاع
- Brazilian Portuguese: decolagem
- Chinese: 起飞
- Croatian: polijetanje
- Czech: vzlet
- Danish: start
- Dutch: opstijgen
- European Spanish: despegue
- Finnish: lentokoneen ilmaannousu
- French: décollage
- German: Abflug
- Greek: απογείωση
- Italian: decollo
- Japanese: 離陸
- Korean: 이륙
- Norwegian: takeoff
- Polish: start samolot
- European Portuguese: descolagem
- Romanian: decolare
- Russian: взлет
- Spanish: despegue
- Swedish: start
- Thai: จุดเริ่มต้น
- Turkish: kalkış uçak
- Ukrainian: зліт
- Vietnamese: sự cất cánh
Definition of takeoff from the Collins English Dictionary
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