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  • 1 Launch 5 — is a restored NYPD Patrol Launch presently in use as a US Coast Guard Auxiliary Facility as well as for volunteer non profit environmental, public safety and educational work. Launch 5 enjoys a rich history beginning with her construction and… …

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  • 2 Launch — may refer to:In boating: *Launch (boat), a large motor boat *Motor Launch (ML), a small military vessel used by the Royal Navy *Ship naming and launching, when a ship or boat is dispatched from a slipway, prior to fitting out and commissioningIn… …

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  • 3 Launch — (l[add]nch or l[aum]nch), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Launched} (l[add]ncht or l[aum]ncht); 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 Launch — 〈[ lɔ:ntʃ] m.; (e)s, (e)s〉 Einführung (das Bekanntmachen, Bewerben u. geschickte Platzieren) eines neuen Produktes auf dem Markt ● der Launch einer neuen Produktlinie [engl.] * * * Launch [lɔ:nt̮ʃ], der u. das; [e]s, [e]s [engl. launch = Start,… …

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  • 6 launch — launch·able; launch·man; launch; pre·launch; launch·er; …

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  • 7 launch — launch1 [lônch] vt. [ME launchen < OFr lanchier < LL(Ec) lanceare, to wield a lance < L lancea, LANCE] 1. to hurl, discharge, or send off (a weapon, blow, etc.) 2. to send forth with some force [to launch a plane by catapult] 3. to cause …

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  • 8 Launch — [lɔ:n(t)ʃ] der; , es <aus gleichbed. engl. launch zu to launch, vgl. ↑launchen> (von neuen Produkten) Einführung auf dem Markt; Lancierung (bes. Werbespr.) …

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  • 9 launch — Ⅰ. launch [1] ► VERB 1) move (a boat or ship) from land into the water. 2) send out or hurl (a rocket or other missile). 3) begin (an enterprise) or introduce (a new product). 4) (launch into) begin energetically and enthusiastically. ► …

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  • 10 Launch — Launch, n. 1. The act of launching. [1913 Webster] 2. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. [1913 Webster] 3. [Cf. Sp. lancha.] (Naut.) The boat of the largest… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Launch — 〈 [lɔ:ntʃ] m.; Gen.: (e)s, Pl.: (e)s〉 Einführung (das Bekanntmachen, Bewerben u. geschickte Platzieren) eines neuen Produktes auf dem Markt; der Launch einer neuen Produktlinie [Etym.: engl.] …

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  • 12 launch — [v1] send off barrage, bombard, bung, cast, catapult, discharge, dispatch, drive, eject, fire, fling, heave, hurl, lance, pitch, project, propel, send forth, set afloat, set in motion, shoot, sling, throw, toss; concepts 179,222 Ant. hold, keep… …

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  • 13 launch — I (initiate) verb activate, begin, embark, es lish, found, generate, handsel, inaugurate, induce, instit introduce, lay the foundations, make active, open, o nate, put in motion, set going, set in motion, start, take first step, take the lead,… …

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  • 14 Launch — [lɔ:ntʃ̮ ], der und das; [e]s, [e]s <englisch> (Werbesprache Einführung eines neu entwickelten Produktes auf dem Markt) …

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  • 15 launch|er — «LN chuhr, LAHN », noun. 1. a person who launches something. 2. Military. a) a device attached to a rifle that launches a special grenade; grenade launcher. b) = rocket launcher. (Cf. ↑rocket launcher) 3. = catapult. (Cf. ↑catapult) …

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  • 16 launch — ▪ I. launch launch 1 [lɔːntʆ ǁ lɒːntʆ] verb [intransitive, transitive] 1. COMMERCE MARKETING to show or make a new product available for sale for the first time: • The company is launching a new range of hair products …

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  • 17 launch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ commercial, official, press (esp. BrE), public ▪ The commercial launch was the end of 2007. ▪ She is signing copies of her book at the official launch …

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  • 18 launch — [[t]lɔ͟ːntʃ[/t]] ♦♦ launches, launching, launched 1) VERB To launch a rocket, missile, or satellite means to send it into the air or into space. [V n] NASA plans to launch a satellite to study cosmic rays... [V n] A Delta II rocket was launched… …

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  • 19 launch — launch1 W2 [lo:ntʃ US lo:ntʃ] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(start something)¦ 2¦(product)¦ 3¦(boat)¦ 4¦(sky/space)¦ 5¦(computer)¦ 6 launch yourself forwards/up/from etc Phrasal verbs  launch into something  launch out ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 launch — I UK [lɔːntʃ] / US [lɔntʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms launch : present tense I/you/we/they launch he/she/it launches present participle launching past tense launched past participle launched *** 1) a) to send a missile, space vehicle, satellite …

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