rocket launcher

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rocket launcher

[′räk·ət ‚lȯn·chər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device for launching a rocket, wheel-mounted, motorized, or fixed for use on the ground, rocket launchers are mounted on aircraft, as under the wings, or are installed below or on the decks of ships.
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