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The part of a flight of an aircraft after takeoff and before it reaches a level altitude.
- ‘The pilot nearly departed the airplane on the top of our climb-out.’
- ‘During the climb-out, the copilot's airspeed dropped to zero, and his altimeter dropped 2,000 feet.’
- ‘We departed Whidbey on runway 25 and began our standard climb-out.’
- ‘Not until I raised the gear on our climb-out did I notice something was not right.’
- ‘On the climb-out, the cockpit was least uncomfortable when I ran the defog lever full forward.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.