Definition of Blastoff

1. Noun. The launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination.

Exact synonyms: Shot
Generic synonyms: Rocket Firing, Rocket Launching
Derivative terms: Blast Off



Definition of Blastoff

1. Noun. The countdown and launch of a rocket, missile or spacecraft ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blastoff

1. the launching of a rocket [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blastoff

blastocyte
blastocytes
blastocytoma
blastoderm
blastodermal
blastodermatic
blastodermic
blastodermic disk
blastodermic ectoderm
blastodermic layers
blastodermic vesicle
blastoderms
blastodisc
blastodiscs
blastodisk
blastoff (current term)
blastoffs
blastogenesis
blastogenetic
blastogenic
blastoid
blastoidea
blastoids
blastolysis
blastolytic
blastoma
blastomas
blastomata
blastomere
blastomeres

Literary usage of Blastoff

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1889)
"There seemed to be no remedy for this but to take the blastoff the furnace and knock out the deposit. This enlarging of the tunnel-head became necessary ..."

2. Daily Paragraph Editing: Volume 5: Student Practice Book by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers (2007)
"MONDAY WEEK 35 The force of three G's feels something like two men sitting on your chest during blastoff, astronauts may experience from three to seven G's ..."

3. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"Technology is still contributing new terms, like "chopper" and "blastoff;" to English speech, while imports like "pizza" and "kamikaze" continue to flow in ..."

4. Spell & Write, Grade 4 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Christine Hood (2005)
"blastoff! Your rocket is racing through space. You are on your way to Mars to drop off a time capsule. The capsule holds eight things that best describe you ..."

5. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark V-3 of 3 by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"Technology is still contributing new terms, like “chopper” and “blastoff;” to English speech, while imports like “pizza” and “kamikaze” continue to flow in ..."

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