Noun Blastoff Definition and Examples







The launching of a rocket or spacecraft.
  1. figurative 'the policy was now in place for blast-off'
  2. 'The Navy had been readying for a grapefruit-sized satellite called Vanguard, and this was rushed to Florida for a quick blast-off in December 1957.'
  3. 'Europe's first mission to the Moon looks set for a July blast-off.'
  4. 'It's like a countdown to a blast-off of a rocket ship - like there's no way of stopping it.'
  5. 'The launch of the spacecraft was aborted yesterday just 20 seconds before blast-off.'
  6. 'The rocket carrying a telecommunications satellite exploded after blast-off from the southwest of the province.'
  7. 'Still in development, the first game in the series is scheduled for blast-off this fall.'
  8. 'The first explorer is slated for blast-off from the Mojave Desert in 2007.'
  9. 'The rocket has been greenlighted for blast-off tomorrow from the spaceport in French Guiana.'
  10. 'With three days to go to blast-off, the troops meet in a popular bar.'
  11. 'He had no doubt that he would be unaffected by the forces, but Anna was obviously nervous about the impending blast-off.'

noun, Aerospace.

1. the launching of a rocket, guided missile, or spacecraft.


"blastoffs can be on missions."
"blastoffs can be on dates."
"blastoffs can be with vodkas."
"blastoffs can be from spaces."
"blastoffs can be until dates."
"blastoffs can be on mornings."
"blastoffs can be on dockings."
"places can have blastoffs."
"organizations can have blastoffs."
"observatories can have blastoffs."
"blastoffs can be from sites."
"blastoffs can begin through spaces."
"blastoffs can centre on coasts."
"blastoffs can centre on afternoons."

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