You Might Like

Launch

- Verb 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.

- Verb 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.

- Noun

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.

- Noun

The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built.

- Verb i.

To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.

- Verb i.

To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.

- Verb i.

To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.


More related articles

  • Launch

    Launch or launched may refer to:

  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 31

    Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 31

    Launch Complex 31 (LC-31) is a former launch complex at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

  • Launch game

    This list includes terms used in video games and the video game industry, as well as slang used by players.

  • Unified Launch Vehicle

    The Unified Launch Vehicle (ULV) is a development project by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) whose core objective is to design a modular architecture that could eventually replace the PSLV, GSLV Mk I/II and GSLV Mk III with a single family of launchers. The design may include a heavy-lift variant dubbed HLV, as well as super heavy-lift variant called SHLV with a cluster stage of five SCE-200 engines each replacing the main core stage SC-160 and as well as the two solid boosters.

  • Discus Launch Glider

    A Discus Launch Glider (DLG) is a radio controlled model sailplane launched using a 'discus launch' in which the glider is held by a wingtip and the flier rotates rapidly before release. Using this launching method, the average flier can achieve launch heights of greater than 100 feet (30 m), with contest competitors more than doubling that height and record throws approaching the 300-foot (91 m) mark.

  • 91st Missile Wing LGM-30 Minuteman Missile Launch Sites

    This is a list of the LGM-30 Minuteman missile Missile Alert Facilities and Launch Facilities of the 91st Missile Wing, 20th Air Force, assigned to Minot AFB, North Dakota.

  • Green River Launch Complex

    The Utah Launch Complex was a Cold War military subinstallation of White Sands Missile Range for USAF and US Army rocket launches. In addition to firing Pershing missiles, the complex launched Athena RTV missiles with subscale (test) warheads of the Advanced Ballistic Re-entry System to reentry speeds and impact at the New Mexico range. From 1964 to 1975 there were 244 Green River launches, including 141 Athena launches and a Pershing to 281 kilometers altitude. "Utah State Route 19 runs through the Green River Launch Complex, which is south of the town and eponym of Green River."

You Might Like