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Launch Launch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Launched; p. pr. & vb. n. Launching.] [OE. launchen to throw as a lance, OF. lanchier, another form of lancier, F. lancer, fr. lance lance. See Lance.] [Written also lanch.] 1. To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly. 2. To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce. [Obs.] 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 the deep. --Pope. 4. 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. All art is used to sink episcopacy, and launch presbytery in England. --Eikon Basilike., Launch Launch, v. i. 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 out. Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught. --Luke v. 4. He [Spenser] launches out into very flowery paths. --Prior., Launch Launch, n. 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. [Cf. Sp. lancha.] (Naut.) The boat of the largest size belonging to a ship of war; also, an open boat of any size driven by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like. Launching ways. (Naut.) See Way, n. (Naut.)., Launch Launch, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Launched; p. pr. & vb. n. Launching.] [OE. launchen to throw as a lance, OF. lanchier, another form of lancier, F. lancer, fr. lance lance. See Lance.] [Written also lanch.] 1. To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly. 2. To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce. [Obs.] 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 the deep. --Pope. 4. 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. All art is used to sink episcopacy, and launch presbytery in England. --Eikon Basilike.


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- launch may refer to: in boating: launch (boat), a large motor boat. motor launch (ml), a small military vessel used by the royal navy
- the process of transferring the vessel to the water, ceremonial ship launching is a naval tradition in many cultures, dating thousands of
- in spaceflight , a launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from the earth's surface into outer space .
- a launch is a large motorboat originally it was the largest boat carried by a warship. the word comes from the portuguese lancha 'barge
- atlas v is an active expendable launch system in the atlas rocket family. lockheed martin- boeing joint venture united launch alliance .
- arriving yarmouth 19 july 1813 'tug', the first tugboat, was launched by the woods brothers, port glasgow, on 5 november 1817; in the
- yahoo music began as 'launch', a website and magazine produced by launch media which yahoo acquired for us$12 million in 2001 launch was
- initially the objective was to increase the duration of flights but soon pilots attempted cross-country flights away from the place of launch.
- named launch in the funimation dub and marilynn in the harmony gold dub, is a woman who goku and kuririn rescue and bring to kame-sennin
- a rocket launch is the takeoff phase of the flight of a rocket . launches for orbital spaceflight s, or launches into interplanetary


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