launcher launcher  /ˈlɔn tʃər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) armament in the form of a device capable of launching a rocket
  2. (n) a device that launches aircraft from a warship

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. High Alert: Pakistani soldiers check the readiness of a guided-missile launcher.
  2. A Patriot anti-missile launcher in Wittmundhafen, Germany.
  3. An Iraqi army soldier holds a rocket-propelled-grenade launcher as he patrols the streets of Baghdad's Abu Ghraib district.

News

  1. Jury selection to begin in Phoenix grenade launcher hoax

    PHOENIX -- Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of an Arizona man accused of sending his nephew into a street with a fake grenade launcher as he filmed the masked teen pointing the fake weapon at passing cars. Filmmaker Michael David Turley has pleaded not guilty to charges of endangerment and engaging in a criminal hoax for the July 28 incident in Phoenix.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Arizona Republic

  2. Grenade launcher jury selection begins

    Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the trial of an Arizona man accused of sending his nephew into a street with a fake grenade launcher as he filmed the masked teen pointing the fake weapon at passing cars.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC 15 Phoenix

  3. Jurors selected for grenade launcher hoax trial

    A jury has been selected in a trial of an Arizona man accused of sending his nephew into a street with a fake grenade launcher as he filmed the masked teen pointing the fake weapon at passing cars.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX 10 Phoenix

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