Taken Takeout

Takeoff

Meanings and phrases

takeoff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a departure; especially of airplanes
  2. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way; parody; lampoon; spoof; sendup; mockery; burlesque; travesty; charade; pasquinade; put-on
  3. humorous or satirical mimicry; parody; mockery
  4. the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

power takeoff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a device that transfers power from an engine (as in a tractor or other motor vehicle) to another piece of equipment (as to a pump or jackhammer); PTO

takeoff booster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first stage of a multistage rocket; booster; booster rocket; booster unit; takeoff rocket

takeoff rocket

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first stage of a multistage rocket; booster; booster rocket; booster unit; takeoff booster

takeoff and landing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The aircraft's droop-nose lowered to provide visibility during takeoff and landing.
  • Devices must be held or put in the seat-back pocket during the actual takeoff and landing.
  • The helicopter was conducting takeoff and landing drills and had taken off from the destroyer Setogiri.

takeoff weight

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) is .
  • The B-1B's maximum takeoff weight was increased to from the B-1A's .
  • Maximum payload of the C-17 is , and its maximum takeoff weight is .

during takeoff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The aircraft's droop-nose lowered to provide visibility during takeoff and landing.
  • They "fly" efficiently close to the surface of the ground or water, like conventional aircraft during takeoff.
  • To prevent damage if the tail section contacts the runway surface during takeoff, 767-300 and 767-400ER models are fitted with a retractable tailskid.

shortly after takeoff

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plane crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff, about from the end of the runway.
  • In 2008, a B-2 was destroyed in a crash shortly after takeoff, though the crew ejected safely.
  • On December 9, 2011, a Cessna 421-C aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff less than a mile from the airport into an open field.
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