launching
launching launching n. 1. the act of moving a newly-built vessel into the water for the first time. [WordNet 1.5]

2. the act of beginning something new.

Syn: debut, first appearance, unveiling, introduction, entry. [WordNet 1.5]

3. the act of propelling with force.

Syn: launch. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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