from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The launch, especially of a rocket.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The countdown and launch of a rocket, missile or spacecraft

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the launching of a rocket, especially of a spacecraft, under its own power.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination


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