Meaning of wave-off
Pronunciation: (wāv'ôf", -of"), [key]
- (on an aircraft carrier) the last-minute signaling to an aircraft making its final landing approach that it is not to land on that particular pass but is to go around and come in again.
- the postponement of a scheduled landing, as of a space shuttle, due to bad weather anticipated at the landing site.
- wave-off (Thesaurus)