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Main Entry: 1launch
Pronunciation: lnch, länch
Etymology: Middle English launchen "to launch, hurl," from an early French dialect word launcher (same meaning), from Latin lanceare "to use a lance" 1 a: to throw or spring forward : HURL <launch a spear> b: to send off an object especially with force <launch a rocket> c: to set a ship afloat 2 a: to put in operation : BEGIN <launch an attack> b: to give a person a start c: to make a start especially energetically - launch·ernoun