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  • n. Plural form of launching, present participle of launch.

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Examples

  • The launchings were the culmination of a two-year-old dream of Dr. Brent Pitts, the coordinator of the college's medieval studies program.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • "Those rockets are coming less and less, because today we have had approximately 20 launchings which is one-tenth of Hamas's original launching capabilities ... there are sign that Hamas is weakening," she said.

    AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (AJE)

  • An military spokeswoman said five rocket launchings from the Gaza Strip had been registered during the day, including two after dark.

    Israeli air strikes kill Gaza militants

  • Krolsch, who says he's seen each of NASA's 131 space shuttle launchings since 1981, says the space shuttle "is a huge economic boost for the community," and when the shuttle stops flying, Krolsch said, "everyone in the area is going to feel the impact of that."

    Space coast awaits president's visit, concerned about future

  • If this business plan unfolds as it is written — the company has two fully inflated test modules in orbit already — Bigelow will be buying 15 to 20 rocket launchings in 2017 and in each year after, providing ample business for the private companies that the Obama administration would like to finance for the transportation of astronauts into orbit — the so-called commercial crew initiative.

    Entrepreneurs Enter the New Space Race | Impact Lab

  • We have used our space to host the Shakespeare and the ballet companies, promote plays, support local authors in readings and book launchings, and we have joined in organizational purchasing promotions.

    Anis Shivani: Independent Bookstore Spotlight: Interview with Claudia Maceo Sharp of The Twig Book Shop, San Antonio

  • Schiff rejected Space Busters and then either collaborated in the creation of a new strip, or simply encouraged Kirby and Wood to produce "a strip that dealt with rocket launchings, moon shots, and general story lines just a little ahead of current developments in the news."

    Comic :The Complete Sky Masters

  • "If this business plan unfolds as it is written -- the company has two fully inflated test modules in orbit already -- Bigelow will be buying 15 to 20 rocket launchings in 2017 and in each year after, providing ample business for the private companies that the Obama administration would like to finance for the transportation of astronauts into orbit -- the so-called commercial crew initiative."

    NASA Watch: Exploration: June 2010 Archives

  • Al-Manar broadcast edited telecasts of suicide bombings, commando missions, firefights, rocket launchings, training exercises—a wide sample of all its military activities.

    A Privilege to Die

  • When the stranger did not report to his superior, Rotzog probably would assign others to intercept all trips from the island and redouble his efforts to wreck any rocket launchings.

    I, TOO, DREAM....

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