launch


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
References in classic literature ?
Another good way we discovered of irritating the aristocratic type of steam launch, was to mistake them for a beanfeast, and ask them if they were Messrs.
At the first glimpse of every steam launch that came in view, they insisted on landing and sitting down on the bank until it was out of sight again.
Much saddened by what I had seen, I took my departure from them, and the three of us made our way back to the launch, accompanied by about five hundred men, women, girls, and boys.
She's not that old green launch with a yellow line, very broad in the beam?
I would engage a launch and go down the river on the track of the Aurora.
I want to find the whereabouts of a steam launch called the Aurora, owner Mordecai Smith, black with two red streaks, funnel black with a white band.
If the launch is above water they will find her," said Holmes, as he rose from the table and lit his pipe.
Also known as SpaceX, the private El Segundo-based company had planned the launch for Jan.
a unit of GM Hughes Electronics, selected Atlas to launch DBS-2, when a U.
WESTERN GOVERNMENTS HAVE VIRTUally no firsthand knowledge of Russian nuclear-weapon launch controls.
Its sophisticated equipment, elaborate mission plans and multiple satellite deployments created a host of factors that could delay its takeoffs--anathema to customers like the Department of Defense (DOD), who needed to know that they could count on having a promptly available launch vehicle in case they needed to replace a critical but malfunctioning satellite.
The dummy booster was dropped Wednesday over Edwards as part of AirLaunch LLC's efforts to develop a launch vehicle called QuickReach rocket, intended to be able to put small surveillance and communication satellites into space more quickly and for significantly less money than conventional rockets.