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launcher

[′lȯn·chər]
(ordnance)
A device designed to support and launch a rocket or rocket shell.
A device on a rifle for firing a grenade.

Launcher

 

in space technology, a structure designed to house the launch system of a launch vehicle; it supplies the launch system with pneumatic, electrical, and fuel-service lines. It is a constituent part of a launching pad.

launcher

launcher
Rocket launcher.
i. A structural device designed and fitted, either on or under the wing or on the fuselage, to support and hold a missile or rocket in position for firing.
ii. A container of tubes for firing unguided rockets, carried as an external store or as a retractable box.
lay
i. To aim ahead to provide for the crossing velocity of a target and the time of flight of a weapon.
ii. To spread an aerial smokescreen (e.g., to lay smoke).

launcher

Software that causes applications to load and run. See Launchpad and app launcher.
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A flexible launcher arm is like a shock-absorber on an automobile.
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Even more impressive is the fact that Sky Launcher leaves no indication of the Hide Apps feature on the screen or in the settings menu, totally different from other traditional launchers.
ZTE plans to pre-load Google Now Launcher on all Android 4.4 and above smartphones that have Google Mobile Services and Google Play enabled.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry released a video, showing the kind of missile launcher that could have shot down the passenger plane in east Ukraine, spotted 15 miles away from the crash site.
To cock the launcher into shooting position, you just press a flat lever on the bottom of the launcher.
SIMILAR TO Nova, Apex is a plain vanilla launcher with customisation limited mostly to the widgets.
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