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One that launches, as:
a. A rifle attachment for firing grenades.
b. A device, such as an attached tube or a portable unit, for firing rockets.
c. An aircraft catapult.
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) any installation, vehicle, or other device for launching rockets, missiles, or other projectiles
launch•er(ˈlɔn tʃər, ˈlɑn-)
1. a person or thing that launches.
2. a structural device designed to support and hold a rocket, missile, etc., in position for firing.
A structural device designed to support and hold a missile in position for firing.
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|Noun||1.||launcher - armament in the form of a device capable of launching a rocket|
armament - weaponry used by military or naval force
bazooka - a portable rocket launcher used by infantrymen as an antitank weapon
|2.||launcher - a device that launches aircraft from a warship|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"