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  • 1 Taking-off — Tak ing off , n. 1. Removal; murder. See {To take off} (c), under {Take}, v. t. [1913 Webster] The deep damnation of his taking off. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) The removal of sheets from the press. [Eng.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. Act of… …

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  • 2 Assisted take off — is any system for helping aircraft into the air (as opposed to strictly under its own power). The reason it might be needed is due to the aircraft s weight exceeding the normal maximum take off weight, insufficient power, or the available runway… …

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  • 3 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974 film) — Infobox Film | name = The Taking of Pelham One Two Three caption = original film poster by Mort Künstler director = Joseph Sargent producer = Edgar J. Scherick writer = John Godey (novel) Peter Stone starring = Walter Matthau Jerry Stiller Martin …

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  • 4 Barking irons — Bark ing i rons 1. Instruments used in taking off the bark of trees. Gardner. [1913 Webster] 2. A pair of pistols. [Slang] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Damnation — Dam*na tion, n. [F. damnation, L. damnatio, fr. damnare. See {Damn}.] 1. The state of being damned; condemnation; openly expressed disapprobation. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) Condemnation to everlasting punishment in the future state, or the… …

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  • 6 Flap — Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster] A cartilaginous flap upon… …

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  • 7 Flap tile — Flap Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster] A cartilaginous flap… …

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  • 8 Flap valve — Flap Flap, n. [OE. flappe, flap, blow, bly flap; cf. D. flap, and E. flap, v.] Anything broad and limber that hangs loose, or that is attached by one side or end and is easily moved; as, the flap of a garment. [1913 Webster] A cartilaginous flap… …

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  • 9 floatplane — n. a plane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water. Syn: pontoon plane, seaplane. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 10 launcher — n. 1. a device capable of launching a rocket. Syn: rocket launcher. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A device which launches aircraft from an aircraft carrier; it provides additional velocity to the airplane, to supplement that from the airplane s engines, so… …

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  • 11 Offtake — Off take , n. [Off + take.] 1. Act of taking off; specif., the taking off or purchase of goods. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Something taken off; a deduction. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. A channel for taking away air or water; also, the point of… …

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  • 12 Scummer — Scum mer, n. [Cf. OF. escumoire, F. [ e]cumoire. See {Scum}, and cf. {Skimmer}.] An instrument for taking off scum; a skimmer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Scumming — Scum ming, n. (a) The act of taking off scum. (b) That which is scummed off; skimmings; scum; used chiefly in the plural. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Topsoiling — Top soil ing, n. (Engin.) The act or art of taking off the top soil of land before an excavation or embankment is begun. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Triangular — Tri*an gu*lar, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F. triangulaire.] 1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 16 Triangular compasses — Triangular Tri*an gu*lar, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F. triangulaire.] 1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. [1913 …

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  • 17 Triangular crab — Triangular Tri*an gu*lar, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F. triangulaire.] 1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. [1913 …

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  • 18 Triangular numbers — Triangular Tri*an gu*lar, a. [L. triangularis: cf. F. triangulaire.] 1. Having three angles; having the form of a triangle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Oblong or elongated, and having three lateral angles; as, a triangular seed, leaf, or stem. [1913 …

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  • 19 traffic pattern — The traffic flow that is prescribed for aircraft landing at, taxiing on, and taking off from an airport. The usual components of a traffic pattern are upwind leg, crosswind leg, downwind leg, base leg, and final approach …

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  • 20 vertical takeoff and landing aircraft — Fixed wing aircraft and helicopters capable of taking off or landing vertically. Also called VTOL aircraft. See also vertical landing zone; vertical takeoff and landing aircraft transport area …

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