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Verb: launch  lonch
  1. Start an new organization or institution
    - establish, set up, found
     
  2. Propel with force
    "launch the space shuttle"; "Launch a ship"
     
  3. Cause to move or slide from the land into the water; set afloat
    "launch a ship"
     
  4. Begin with vigour
    "He launched into a long diatribe";
    - plunge
     
  5. Get going; give impetus to
    "launch a career";
    - set in motion
     
  6. Smoothen the surface of
    "launch plaster"
Noun: launch  lonch
  1. A motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
     
  2. The act of propelling with force
    - launching

Derived forms: launching, launches, launched

Type of: actuation, begin, commence, displace, get, get down, impel, motorboat, move, open, open up, powerboat, propel, propulsion, set about, set out, smooth, smoothen, start, start out

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