In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1Aviationdespegue masculinedecolaje masculine Latin Americathe plane is ready for takeoff — el avión está listo para despegar
- the economy is ready for takeoff — la economía está a punto de levantar vuelo
- The aircraft is suitable for operation from forward air bases, with short take-off and landing capability.
- The take-off from Edinburgh Airport main runway is slotted in between two scheduled flights and it is surprisingly smooth.
- She had always hated the take-off and the landing parts in a flight.
- Throttle control is by mouth throttle for take-off and once in flight, by small levers at the side of the seat.
- The pilot was going to spend the afternoon flying round and round in circles practicing his take-off and landing techniques.
- Crosswinds of up to 30 knots can be accommodated on aircraft take-off or landing with or without stores.
- Then the captain aborted the take-off half-way down the runway because of a lack of power in one of the engines.
- Flying birds have been recognised as the biggest danger for an aircraft and they can hinder the take-off and landings on the runways.
- The airport's runways currently stagger their take-off and landings, and switch them around during the day to allow residents some relief from noise.
- The late 1960s witnessed the take-off of the jumbo-jet and the beginning of an era of mass travel.
- The take-off is flawless; a steep climb has the aircraft high by strip's end to avoid the possibility of ground-fire.
- Hauling scientists and supplies to the stations gives aircrews a chance to practice icy take-offs and landings and get a feel for being on the ice.
- A very simple quick mission builder is included, allowing players to practise take-offs and landings, aerial-combat manoeuvring, gunnery and formation flying.
- Whether or not he gets back in one piece depends very much on a successful take-off and ascent to a relatively calm cruising altitude of up to 45,000 ft.
- The landing gear provides for safe take-off and landing on rocking ship decks.
- Fossett chose Salina because he needed a long runway for take-off and landing.
- The pogos drop onto the runway as the aircraft lifts and the ground maintenance crew retrieve them immediately after take-off.
- The pilot practiced landings and take-offs by taking off and following a racetrack pattern (the circuit) that brings the aircraft back to the start of the runway to land.
- The system is designed for full automatic take-off and landing.
- A holiday jet carrying 220 passengers was forced to abort its take-off when another plane crossed the airport runway on Sunday.
2informal(caricature, imitation)parodia feminineto do a takeoff of sb — hacer una parodia de algn
- Brief glimpses of Bleak House and Great Expectations are followed by a wonderfully witty take-off of A Christmas Carol, with skateboarding ghosts and Tiny Tim on electric guitar.
- Of all the parodies performed on 'The Carol Burnett Show', probably the best-remembered and funniest was an inspired takeoff of the classic film 'Gone With The Wind'.
- Overall I thought it was a marvelous take off of all the hood movies.
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