launching cradle

launching cradle

[′lȯn·chiŋ ‚krād·əl]
(civil engineering)
A framework made of wood to support a vessel during launching from sliding ways.
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With long term interest in the Israeli innovation arena we can now take our activities and presence in the local market to the next level, by launching CRADLE Tel Aviv.
The Launching Cradle Kits offer launching cradles that can be adjusted for both vertical and horizontal alignment of piercing tools.
Launching cradles can be adjusted for both vertical and horizontal alignment of piercing tools.