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Takeoff   /tˈeɪkˌɔf/   Listen
Takeoff

noun
1.
A departure; especially of airplanes.
2.
The initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne.
3.
A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.  Synonyms: burlesque, charade, lampoon, mockery, parody, pasquinade, put-on, sendup, spoof, travesty.
4.
Humorous or satirical mimicry.  Synonyms: mockery, parody.



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"Takeoff" Quotes from Famous Books



... storm down below. It's nice to have a "down below" again. We're going to land, so I have to go to my bunk. It's all foam rubber, nylon braid supports and magnesium tubing. Might as well be cement for all the good it did me at takeoff. ...
— The Dope on Mars • John Michael Sharkey



Words linked to "Takeoff" :   apery, going, mimicry, take off, ascension, impersonation, caricature, imitation, ascent, leaving, departure, rise, rising, going away



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