Definition of Lift off
1. Verb. Depart from the ground. "The airplane is sure to lift off "; "The plane took off two hours late"
Generic synonyms: Depart, Part, Set Forth, Set Off, Set Out, Start, Start Out, Take Off
Derivative terms: Liftoff, Takeoff
Lexicographical Neighbors of Lift Off
Literary usage of Lift off
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pellet-clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Aix-en by Direction de l'énergie nucléaire, DEC., Electricité de France, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"Noise analysis has also been used to study the relation between cladding elongation and power in a state of progressing lift-off. The coherence between fast ..."
2. Orlando & Central Florida by Don Philpott (1999)
"The Visitor Complex is usually closed on launch days until 2 hours after lift-off. Best views can be obtained from along US Highway 1 around Titusville and ..."
3. Pleasant Recollections of Characters and Works of Noble Men: With Old Scenes by John Burgess (1887)
"... lift off the rag, and the wound not being, in the teacher's estimation, worthy of a bandage, he took hold of that sore hand, and hit it several ..."
4. The Beginning Reading Instruction Study by Marcy Stein (1994)
"... .22 Step Up WB *4.65 2.3 lift off TE . lift off SB 10.80 lift off ... .22 Lift Off WB *4.65 Third Grade 3.1 Right TE . ..."
5. "Red Books" of the British Fire Prevention Committee ...by British Fire Prevention Committee by British Fire Prevention Committee (1904)
"Fig- 2f). lift off Top. 'Fig- 25- Tilt Can back, and allow a minute for Surplus Liquid to draw back into Can. Fig- 30. ..."