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noun launch·pad \ˈlȯnch-ˌpad, ˈlänch-\

Definition of launchpad

  1. :  a nonflammable platform from which a rocket, launch vehicle, or guided missile can be launched

1958

First Known Use of launchpad

1958


LAUNCHPAD Defined for English Language Learners

launchpad

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noun launch·pad \ˈlȯnch-ˌpad, ˈlänch-\

Definition of launchpad for English Language Learners

  • : an area from which a rocket is launched


LAUNCHPAD Defined for Kids

launchpad

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noun launch·pad \ˈlȯnch-ˌpad\

Definition of launchpad for Students

  1. :  a nonflammable platform from which a rocket can be launched

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