vertical take-off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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vertical take-offnoun [C]

uk   us  
a way of ​leaving the ​ground in which an ​aircraftrisesstraight up
(Definition of vertical take-off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vertical take-off”
in Chinese (Simplified) (飞机的)垂直起飞…
in Chinese (Traditional) (飛機的)垂直起飛…
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