- the action of an aircraft in becoming airborne or of a rocket in rising from its launching site under its own power.
- the instant when such action occurs.
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She watched the liftoff from a boat floating down the Banana River near the launch site in Florida.Moon Men: The Private Lives of Neil Armstrong and Pals in “Togethersville”
September 1, 2012
They tell Sandra McElwaine about their orbital road trip ahead of Scott's liftoff this week.Twins in Space!
October 3, 2010