blastoff

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noun blast·off \ˈblast-ˌȯf\

Definition of blastoff

  1. :  a blasting off (as of a rocket)

Examples of blastoff in a sentence

  1. <the mission was scrubbed just minutes before blastoff>

1939

First Known Use of blastoff

1939


BLASTOFF Defined for English Language Learners

blastoff

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noun blast·off \ˈblast-ˌȯf\

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

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



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