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  • n. Plural form of liftoff.


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  • I like pretty much what Bob said above, but make all civilian liftoffs at least coordinated through his NSEA+NACA.

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  • In the first four starts of his career, he is averaging 27.3 points and 8.3 assists, statistics that compare favorably to the liftoffs of some of the greatest in the game, including LeBron James.

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  • Indeed, if we're being honest, Mitt here is representative of a generation of professionals whose serendipity it was to have spent the 1970s on our education and then to be spit into the job market just as one of history's great economic liftoffs was taking place.

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  • That ability to weather sinkholes and turn them into liftoffs typified the 28-24 victory that sent the Chargers into the AFC Championship Game against the 17-0 New England Patriots.

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  • I consider myself fortunate to have been a preschooler in the John Glenn era, because I saw all those rocket liftoffs and splashdowns.

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  • Despite being a Floridian and cringing a little during their use of the Shuttle footage (liftoffs don't normally take place or appear to take place on highway overpasses) But minor complaints like that can be overlooked.

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  • JACK CAFFERTY, CNN CORRESPONDENT: It doesn't matter how many times you watch those liftoffs -- I always get chills when I see these big rockets go off at the cape.

    CNN Transcript Nov 16, 2009

  • A bad fuel valve and weather forced the space agency to postpone the two liftoffs.

    CNN Transcript Aug 28, 2009

  • Two planned liftoffs over the weekend, well, they were called off because of bad weather.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2009

  • The two are being readied for consecutive May and June liftoffs.

    CNN Transcript Apr 17, 2009


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