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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A departure; Humorous or satirical mimicry; A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way; The initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne.

Usage examples (35)
  • "The coaches saw that, so they called the in takeoff and Billy put it where it needed to be."
  • I don't know that it replicates a "higher class of literature"; isn't Eragon a Tolkein takeoff?
  • The CH-46 had been shot down on takeoff from the primary east/west ridge line south of Khe Sanh.
  • The F18 A/B are almost worn out (sea air and carrier takeoff is bad for fighters – corrosion). for more
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