Definition of liftoff
: a vertical takeoff by an aircraft or a rocket vehicle or missile
Examples of liftoff in a sentence
a series of successful liftoffs
Thousand of spectators gathered to watch the liftoff of the space shuttle.
First Known Use of liftoff
LIFTOFF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of liftoff for English Language Learners
: the upward movement from the ground by a rocket, helicopter, or space vehicle as it begins flight
LIFTOFF Defined for Kids
Definition of liftoff for Students
: a vertical takeoff (as by a rocket)
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