Meaning of “takeoff” in the English Dictionary

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takeoffnoun [ C ]

us /ˈteɪkˌɔf/

takeoff noun [ C ] (COPY)

a humorous copy of the speech, manner, or style of someone, esp. someone famous:

He does a great takeoff of Kermit the Frog.

takeoff noun [ C ] (AIRCRAFT)

the moment when an aircraft leaves the ground and starts to fly:

Night takeoffs and landings are banned at this airport.

(Definition of “takeoff” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)