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take·off

 (tāk′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
1. The act of rising in flight. Used of an aircraft or a rocket.
2. The point or place from which one takes off.
3. Informal An amusing imitative caricature, parody, or burlesque.

take•off

(ˈteɪkˌɔf, -ˌɒf)

n.
1. the leaving of the ground, as in beginning an airplane flight.
2. a departure from a starting point, as in beginning a race.
3. the place or point at which a person or thing takes off.
4. a humorous imitation; parody; send-up.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.takeoff - a departuretakeoff - a departure; especially of airplanes
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
2.takeoff - the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
rising, ascension, ascent, rise - a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
3.takeoff - a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous waytakeoff - a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
caricature, impersonation, imitation - a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
4.takeoff - humorous or satirical mimicry
apery, mimicry - the act of mimicking; imitative behavior

takeoff

noun
1. departure, launch, liftoff The aircraft crashed soon after takeoff.
2. (Informal) parody, imitation, send-up (Brit. informal), mocking, satire, caricature, spoof (informal), travesty, lampoon an inspired takeoff of the two sisters

takeoff

noun
1. The act of rising in flight:
2. Informal. A usually amusing caricature of another:
Translations
vzlet
start
lentokoneen ilmaannousu
polijetanje
離陸
이륙
start
จุดเริ่มต้น
sự cất cánh

takeoff

[ˈteɪkɒf] N
1. (Aer, Econ) → despegue m
2. (= imitation) → imitación f, parodia f
3. (Mech) power takeofftoma f de fuerza

takeoff

take-off [ˈteɪkɒf] n
(AVIATION) [plane] → décollage m
(= imitation) → imitation f
a take-off of sb → une imitation de qn

takeoff

[ˈteɪkˌɒf] n
a. (Aer) → decollo; (Horse-riding) → battuta
b. (fam) (imitation) → imitazione f

takeoff

إقْلَاع vzlet start Abflug απογείωση despegue lentokoneen ilmaannousu décollage polijetanje decollo 離陸 이륙 opstijgen takeoff start decolagem, descolagem взлет start จุดเริ่มต้น kalkış sự cất cánh 起飞
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