touch-and-go
noun Date: 1953 an airplane landing followed immediately by application of power and a takeoff and usually executed as one of a series for practice at landings

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  • Touch and go — Touch Touch, n. [Cf. F. touche. See {Touch}, v. ] 1. The act of touching, or the state of being touched; contact. [1913 Webster] Their touch affrights me as a serpent s sting. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physiol.) The sense by which pressure or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • touch-and-go — If something is touch and go, it is very uncertain; if someone is ill and may well die, then it is touch and go …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Touch-and-go — se dit d une manœuvre de pilotage d avion consistant à atterrir sur une piste puis redécoller sans totalement s arrêter. Portail de l’aéronautique Ce document provient de « Touch and go ». Catégorie : Pilotage des aéronefs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • touch-and-go — adj informal it s touch and go used about a situation in which there is a serious risk that something bad could happen ▪ It was touch and go whether the doctor would get there on time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • touch-and-go — adjective not certain and with a risk of death or serious failure: It had been touch and go for him in the hospital, but he had eventually recovered …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • touch and go — If something is touch and go, the result is uncertain and could be good or bad …   The small dictionary of idiomes

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