Associations to the word «Takeoff»

Wiktionary

TAKEOFF, noun. The rising or ascent of an aircraft or rocket into flight.
TAKEOFF, noun. A parody or lampoon of someone or something.
TAKEOFF, noun. A quantification, especially of building materials.
TAKEOFF, noun. (printing) (UK) (historical) The removal of sheets from the press.
TAKEOFF, noun. The spot from which one takes off; specifically, the place from which a jumper rises in leaping.

Dictionary definition

TAKEOFF, noun. A departure; especially of airplanes.
TAKEOFF, noun. The initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne.
TAKEOFF, noun. A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.
TAKEOFF, noun. Humorous or satirical mimicry.

Wise words

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche