launch launch  /ˈlɔntʃ/


  1. (n) a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
  2. (n) the act of propelling with force
  3. (v) set up or found
  4. (v) propel with force
  5. (v) launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage
  6. (v) begin with vigor
  7. (v) get going; give impetus to
  8. (v) smoothen the surface of

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  1. That, by itself, meant the launch for Pyongyang was a success: two years ago, an earlier version of the same long-range rocket broke up shortly after the launch.
  2. Final launch approval will be provided when a number of action items are completed, mostly, conditions precedent for the launch approval.
  3. Xu HaihanChinaFotoPressGetty The earth's surface moves faster at the equator, which is why it's such a good place to launch a rocket.


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