Translation of "launch" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

launch

noun [ C ] (LEAVE LAND) 离开陆地 uk us /lɔːntʃ/ US  /lɑːntʃ/

when a ship is sent to see, or a rocket into space, for the first time

下水(船首次出航);发射(火箭首次升空)
The launch of the space shuttle was delayed for 24 hours because of bad weather. 因天气情况不佳,宇宙飞船的发射被推迟了24个小时。

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