Definition of blast off in English:

blast off

(Of a rocket or spacecraft) take off from a launching site: space shuttles generally blast off with a minimum of fuss
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  • The spacecraft will blast off on 26 October on a journey that will take it approximately five months.
  • Current polar satellite launch vehicles can blast off carrying 1,000 to 1,200-kilogram units.
  • A privately-built rocket blasted off into suborbital space above California's Mojave Desert today.
be launched, take off, lift off, leave the ground, become airborne, take to the air
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