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Definition of Launch


  1. To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
  2. To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.
  3. To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. The act of launching.
  7. The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built.
  8. 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.

Launch Quotations

When you launch in a rocket, you're not really flying that rocket. You're just sort of hanging on.
Michael P. Anderson

People are in such a hurry to launch their product or business that they seldom look at marketing from a bird's eye view and they don't create a systematic plan.
Dave Ramsey

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
Henry David Thoreau

When Kennedy said, 'Let's go to the moon,' we didn't yet have a vehicle that wouldn't kill you on launch. He said we'll land a man on the moon in eight years and bring him back. That was an audacious goal to put forth in front of the American people.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Yes, iD is a machine vision and sensor browser for the physical world. That's what we have been working on with Coca-Cola, Verizon, Bank of America and Disney to launch content when an image is recognised.
Patrick Soon-Shiong
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Launch Translations

launch in Dutch is uitschrijven, lanceren, ontketenen
launch in Finnish is laskea vesille
launch in Spanish is lanzamiento, arrcncadero
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