blastoff

noun blast·off \ ˈblast-ˌȯf \

Definition of blastoff

:a blasting off (as of a rocket)

Examples of blastoff in a Sentence

  1. the mission was scrubbed just minutes before blastoff

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First Known Use of blastoff

1939

blastoff Synonyms

Synonyms
liftoff, launch, takeoff
Antonyms
landing
Related Words
ascent
Near Antonyms
crash; splashdown

blast off

verb

Definition of blast off

intransitive verb
:take off 1b used especially of rocket-propelled missiles and vehicles

First Known Use of blast off

1950


BLASTOFF Defined for English Language Learners

blastoff

noun

Definition of blastoff for English Language Learners

  • : the time when a rocket, missile, etc., begins to rise into the air


BLASTOFF Defined for Kids

blastoff

noun blast·off \ ˈblast-ˌȯf \

Definition of blastoff for Students

:an instance of taking off (as of a rocket)


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