1 place at which the feet leave the ground in jumping 起跳处; 起跳点.
2 (of an aeroplane) act of leaving the ground and rising （指飞机）起飞
*a smooth take-off 平稳的起飞
* The crash occurred only three minutes after take-off. 飞机起飞後才三分钟就坠毁了.3 ~ (of sb) humorous imitation of sb （对某人）滑稽的模仿
*She does a brilliant take-off of the boss. 她学老板的样子学得可笑极了.
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the time when a plane leaves the ground and begins to fly
a humorous performance that copies the way someone behaves
the time when your feet leave the ground when you are jumping