Definitions

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  • n. The surface or structure from which a launch is made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched.

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

  • n. a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched
  • n. a platform from which rockets or space craft are launched

Etymologies

launch + pad (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And the launchpad is a two-hour MythBusters: Shark Special (Sunday, 9 ET/PT) that tests seven sharky myths.

    Critic's Corner weekend

  • FOX News: TV, radio and Internet newscasts originate from Manhattan studios where the network is debuting its "launchpad" -- a technology that uses a control pad to allow reporters to customize visual elements like results, maps and live shots.

    Tech Daily Dose

  • There should be a way to cause a merge from within launchpad (i.e., don’t have to “bzr merge” from a command line)

    Planning for 10.10: Improving How We Review Patches | jonobacon@home

  • In Postmetropolis: Critical Studies of Cities and Regions (2000), Edward Soja describes how the simulation of cities serves as a "launchpad" into discussions about the "actual" hyperreality of everyday life in Los Angeles.

    Serial Consign

  • Asked if the Cardinals offered him a career "launchpad," Ludwick laughed and said his three years with the club was much more than that.

    STLtoday.com Top News Headlines

  • Apps will go into a "launchpad," a home page for your apps.

    USATODAY.com Weather News

  • The operating system, which will be released next summer, also features the Mac App Store, as well as a new "launchpad" to make it easier to find and purchase apps.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Army Recovery Centres will provide a "launchpad" to life for seriously wounded or long term sick soldiers, supporting them as they make the transition to a fulfilling future.

    Army Rumour Service

  • - As a first step toward serving as an Internet "launchpad," AOL now lets users view Yahoo Mail, Gmail, and Hotmail from AOL. com.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • As a first step toward serving as an Internet "launchpad," AOL now lets users view Yahoo Mail,

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