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  1. launch

    • IPA[lôn(t)SH]

    美式

    • v.
      set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water;set (a newly built ship or boat) afloat for the first time, typically as part of an official ceremony
    • n.
      an act or instance of launching something;an occasion at which a new product or publication is introduced to the public
    • verb: launch, 3rd person present: launches, gerund or present participle: launching, past tense: launched, past participle: launched

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    動詞

    • 1. set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water the town's lifeboat was launched to rescue the fishermen 同義詞 set afloat, float, put to sea, put into the water, send down the slipway
    • set (a newly built ship or boat) afloat for the first time, typically as part of an official ceremony King Gustav II Adolph of Sweden launched a huge new warship
    • send (a missile, satellite, or spacecraft) on its course or into orbit they launched two Scud missiles 同義詞 send into orbit, put into orbit, blast off, take off, lift off
    • hurl (something) forcefully she launched a tortoiseshell comb 同義詞 throw, hurl, fling, pitch, lob, ... 更多
    • (of a person) make a sudden energetic movement I launched myself out of bed
    • utter (criticism or a threat) vehemently scores of customers launched a volley of complaints
    • 2. start or set in motion (an activity or enterprise) she was launching a campaign against ugly architecture
    • introduce (a new product or publication) to the public for the first time the company has launched a software package specifically for the legal sector

    名詞

    • 1. an act or instance of launching something the launch of a new campaign against drinking and driving
    • an occasion at which a new product or publication is introduced to the public a book launch