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noun (plural touch-and-goes)

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  • A manoeuvre in which an aircraft touches the ground as in landing and immediately takes off again: I tried a few touch-and-goes
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    • He did 10 touch-and-goes on his next landing - I've never seen an airplane bounce so high so much, so far.
    • Thoroughly warm the aircraft engine by taking the plane up for some touch-and-goes or a quick trip to a local airport for the usual high-cholesterol breakfast.
    • For example, a plane that makes many flights or touch-and-goes during the year should have its landing gear lubricated.

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