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  • nounleaving
  • nounmockery, satire

synonyms for takeoff

  • blastoff
  • departure
  • liftoff
  • ascent
  • climb
  • launch
  • rise
  • upward flight
  • hop
  • jump

antonyms for takeoff

MOST RELEVANT
  • arrival
  • coming
  • landing
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    How to use takeoff in a sentence

    Sunday’s launch looked like it might not have been on track to go well at first, with an initial attempt seeing the rocket’s ignition light – but without a takeoff.
    BLUSHIFT AEROSPACE LAUNCHES ITS FIRST ROCKET POWERED BY BIOFUELSDARRELL ETHERINGTONFEBRUARY 1, 2021TECHCRUNCH
    On Saturday, heavy rain in Jakarta delayed the takeoff for the 90-minute flight to Pontianak on the island of Borneo.
    WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MISSING BOEING 737 PLANE THAT DISAPPEARED OVER THE JAVA SEACLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERJANUARY 10, 2021FORTUNE
    It has a gross takeoff mass of 25,000kg—massive for an uncrewed aerial vehicle.
    ROCKET REPORT: BILLIONAIRE BACKS SCOTTISH SPACEPORT, RELATIVITY BAGS A BUNDLEERIC BERGERDECEMBER 4, 2020ARS TECHNICA
    Last time around in May, Virgin Orbit’s flight went perfectly from takeoff through the separation of LauncherOne from the carrier aircraft.
    VIRGIN ORBIT TARGETS LAUNCH WINDOW ON DECEMBER 19 FOR SECOND ORBITAL TEST LAUNCHDARRELL ETHERINGTONNOVEMBER 30, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    It needs a runway at least 590 feet long for takeoff and 100 feet long for landings.
    THIS FLYING CAR COSTS $599K—AND IT’S NOW STREET LEGAL IN HOLLANDVANESSA BATES RAMIREZOCTOBER 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
    That’s so the butterfly can flap its wings fast enough for takeoff.
    HERE’S HOW BUTTERFLY WINGS KEEP COOL IN THE SUNERIN GARCIA DE JESUSMARCH 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    He braced himself, knowing the siren was the last warning before takeoff.
    THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
    The ship was so completely stabilized that the passengers did not even have to sit down during takeoff.
    THE MEMORY OF MARSRAYMOND F. JONES
    They practiced for months at bomber takeoff from a field the same length as the deck of a carrier which had never been done.
    THE BIOGRAPHY OF A RABBITROY BENSON
    Tom, however, got a bad takeoff and would have fallen back into the canyon head first if Jim and Juarez had not gripped him.
    THE FRONTIER BOYS IN THE GRAND CANYONWYN ROOSEVELT
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO TAKEOFF

    • apery
    • caricature
    • imitation
    • impression
    • mockery
    • parody
    • takeoff
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