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flyoff

[ flahy-awf, -of ]
/ ˈflaɪˌɔf, -ˌɒf /
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noun
a competition between aircraft of various manufacturers to establish superior performance, especially in order to gain a government contract.
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Origin of flyoff

1965–70; (def. 1) probably fly2 + (run)off; (def. 2) fly2 + -off
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