GRE Word List

TAKEOFF

a rise or leap from a surface in making a jump or flight or an ascent in an aircraft or in the launching of a rocket

The meaning of the word takeoff is a rise or leap from a surface in making a jump or flight or an ascent in an aircraft or in the launching of a rocket.

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