Found 3 items, similar to launch.
English → Indonesian
kapal bargas, meluncurkan, memperlancar
English → English
n 1: a motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
2: the act of propelling with force [syn: launching
v 1: set up or found; “She set up a literacy program”
] [ant: abolish
2: propel with force; “launch the space shuttle”
; “Launch a
3: launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage;
“launch a ship”
4: begin with vigor; “He launched into a long diatribe”
plunged into a dangerous adventure”
5: get going; give impetus to; “launch a career”
; “Her actions
set in motion a complicated judicial process”
[syn: set in motion
6: smoothen the surface of; “float plaster”
English → English
, v. i.
To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the
stocks into the water; to plunge; to make a beginning; as, to
launch into the current of a stream; to launch into an
argument or discussion; to launch into lavish expenditures;
-- often with out.
Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a
draught. --Luke v. 4.
He [Spenser] launches out into very flowery paths.
(l[add]nch or l[aum]nch), v. i. [imp. & p. p.
(l[add]ncht or l[aum]ncht); p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. launchen to throw as a lance, OF.
lanchier, another form of lancier, F. lancer, fr. lance
lance. See Lance
.] [Written also lanch
1. To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
2. To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce. [Obs.]
Launch your hearts with lamentable wounds.
3. To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to
set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
With stays and cordage last he rigged the ship,
And rolled on levers, launched her in the deep.
4. To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to
give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to
launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or
All art is used to sink episcopacy, and launch
presbytery in England. --Eikon
1. The act of launching.
2. The movement of a vessel from land into the water;
especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which
it is built.
3. [Cf. Sp. lancha.] (Naut.) The boat of the largest size
belonging to a ship of war; also, an open boat of any size
driven by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like.
. (Naut.) See Way
, n. (Naut.).