Takeoff



noun
1.
a taking or setting off; the leaving of the ground, as in leaping or in beginning a flight in an airplane.
2.
a taking off from a starting point, as in beginning a race.
3.
the place or point at which a person or thing takes off.
4.
a humorous or satirical imitation; burlesque.
5.
Machinery. a shaft geared to a main shaft for running auxiliary machinery.
6.
a branch connection to a pipe, electric line, etc.
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