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take-off

part of the horse's jumping gait, the lifting of the forequarters off the ground and the thrust from the hindlegs at the beginning of the jump.
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The aviation authority said that take-offs were halted at the airport in Brasilia and in Belo Horizonte while many take-offs were also cancelled at the airport in Sao Paulo that handles domestic flights.
Two new runways will be built with a system of independent beacons, which will permit simultaneous take-offs and landings even in low visibility.