- a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
- the act of propelling with force
• (v. i.) To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or enterprise. • (v. i.) To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship. • (n.) The movement of a vessel from...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/launch/
1. To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly. ... 2. To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce. 'Launch your hearts with lamentable wounds.' (Spenser) ... 3. To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship. 'With stays and cordage last he rigged the ship, And rolled on levers, launched her in...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a motorboat with an open deck or a half deckFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A launch is a large motorboat. Originally it was the largest boat carried by a warship. The word comes from the Portuguese lancha `barge`, from Malay lancha, lancharan, `boat,` from lanchar `velocity without effort,` `action of gliding smoothly` (said primarily of boats and turtles). In the 1700s a launch was used to set the large an...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Launch_(boat)
LAUNCH is a program sponsored by NASA, Nike, US Agency for International Development, and the US Department of State that seeks sustainable innovations through quasi-annual challenges, forums, and a business accelerator. The program began in 2010 and has since focused on themes such as energy, health, water, and waste...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAUNCH_(Innovation_Challenge)
Album cover of Crust by Sadist ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LAUNCH_(magazine)
To start something. To launch a ship or rocket is to use it for the first time.
Example: The advertising campaign was launched with the help of David Beckham.
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(länch) intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Launched
(läncht); present participle & verbal noun Launching
.] [ Middle English launchen
to throw as a lance, Old French lanchier
, another form of lanci...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/L/19
Launch intransitive verb To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the stocks into the water; to plunge; to make a beginning; as, to launch into the current of a stream; to launch into an argument or discussion; to launch into lavish expenditures; -- often with outFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/L/19
Launch noun 1.
The act of launching. 2.
The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. 3.
[ Confer Spanish lancha
The boat of the largest size belonging to a ship of war; also...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/L/19
A large, open motorboat. Found on http://www.glen-l.com/resources/glossary.html
largest of a ship`s boats, at one time sloop-rigged and often armed, such as those used in the Mediterranean Sea during the 18th and 19th centuries. ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/l/21
Putting a boat in the water. Or small motor boat used as a tender.Found on http://www.diy-wood-boat.com/Boating-terms.html
the act of sending a missile, space vehicle, satellite, or other object into the air or into spaceFound on http://www.macmillandictionary.com/thesaurus-category/american/Space-vehicl
The initial motion of a space vehicle from its stationary, prelaunch position to dynamic flight. Also, the moment when the vehicle is no longer connected to or supported by the launch pad structure.Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/L/launch.html
to send a missile, space vehicle, satellite, or other object into the air or into spaceFound on http://www.macmillandictionary.com/thesaurus-category/american/Space-vehicl
- a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck 2. [v] - launch for the first time 3. [v] - get going 4. [v] - propel with force 5. [v] - smoothen the surface of 6. [v] - take off or beginFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=launch
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