What does Takeoff mean?

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ˈteɪkˌɔf, -ˌɒfTake·off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. takeoff(noun)

    a departure; especially of airplanes

  2. takeoff(noun)

    the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

  3. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  4. parody, mockery, takeoff(noun)

    humorous or satirical mimicry


  1. takeoff(Noun)

    The rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.

    The flight was smooth, but the takeoff was a little rough.

  2. takeoff(Noun)

    A parody or lampoon of someone or something.

    Weird Al's song "Lasagna" is a takeoff on the popular song "La Bamba".

  3. takeoff(Noun)

    A quantification, especially of building materials.

    I'll give you an estimate after I do the quantity takeoffs for the trusses and structural steel.

  4. Origin: noun use of the verb to take off


  1. Takeoff

    Takeoff is the phase of flight in which an aerospace vehicle goes from the ground to flying in the air. For aircraft that take off horizontally, this usually involves starting with a transition from moving along the ground on a runway. For balloons, helicopters and some specialized fixed-wing aircraft, no runway is needed. Takeoff is the opposite of landing.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Takeoff in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Takeoff in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Takeoff in a Sentence

  1. Mary Schiavo:

    This is one of the things that should never be happening after takeoff.

  2. Erin Sykes -LRB- @SykesStyle -RRB-:

    I asked the( flight attendant) for a mask before we even took off, but there was none available, it was so obvious that a large number of people were ill well before takeoff.

  3. Interior Minister Robert Kalinak:

    Soon after takeoff, after the first manoeuvre, the two planes collided due to causes that are not yet known, all the people tried to save themselves, having parachutes on, and ... 31 managed to jump out without major injuries.

  4. Southwest Airlines:

    We’ve confirmed flight 577 departing Nashville (BNA) experienced a bird strike shortly after takeoff, the Captain in command safely returned the flight to BNA. The aircraft will be taken out of service for maintenance review. Our local Nashville Employees are working diligently to accommodate those passengers on to their destination.

  5. Tony Hawk:

    I never noticed the nuances of how I set up my speed and the actual takeoff, so vividly. So much of what I do is based on feelings, and not necessarily the visuals, i think that the most basic physical things that we do, or that we take for granted, are incredibly compelling in slow motion. Skate tricks aside, … technology has come so far that it’s incredible to see everyday things slowed down.

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