Translation of "launch pad" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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launch padnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlɔːntʃ ˌpæd/ us /ˈlɑːntʃ ˌpæd/ UK also launching pad

a special area from which spacecraft or missiles are sent into the sky

The rocket blew up on the launch pad. 火箭在发射台上爆炸了。
figurative Soap operas have long been a launch pad for film actors. 长期以来,肥皂剧一直都是电影演员走红的跳板。

(Translation of “launch pad” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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