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Noun: liftoff  'lift,óf
  1. The initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
Verb: lift off  lift óf
  1. Depart from the ground
    "The plane lifted off two hours late";
    - take off

Derived forms: lifts off, lifted off, lifting off, liftoffs

Type of: ascension, ascent, depart, part, rise, rising, set forth, set off, set out, start, start out, take off

Encyclopedia: Liftoff