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Take off

A sharp increase in the price of a stock, or a positive movement of the market as a whole.

Take Off

Informal; to increase significantly in price in a short period of time. A security may take off, for example, if analysts raise its profile unexpectedly or if it belongs to an industry that is in favor at a certain period of time. Taking off is often unsustainable unless a security's fundamental information justifies it.
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A Manchester Airport spokesman said passengers were taken off as a "precautionary measure".
When this much time is being taken off by local authority employees, it must lead to a negative impact on service levels.
But as it turned out I was taken off and Lucas Leiva who replaced me played a crucial role in ".
The board reasoned that ``The Eternity Code'' should be taken off Wilsona's list since the same was done at Vista San Gabriel, McNabb said.
A total 871,285 square feet of Class A office space was available for lease during the first quarter of 1999, while 379,605 square feet of Class A office space was taken off the market.
Nine credits in the Louisiana Katrina-stricken regions were affirmed and taken off RWN; they were assigned Negative Rating Outlooks, however, to denote longer-term concerns.
When your shopping reaches PS25 or more, the voucher can be scanned and PS5 will be taken off your bill.
According to an airlines official, flight operations have returned to normal and 18 morning flights have taken off as per schedule.
The Air Mediterranee flight from Lourdes, in France, had taken off from Stansted, Essex, with the hold unemptied.
I AM also owed a rebate on my gas from British Gas and was told that if I had the rebate, I would be taken off the card payment scheme which I pay weekly in to the Post Office.
I flew into Austin, TX, to meet up with the boys who had taken off from San Diego, CA, earlier in the week.