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launch padnoun [C]

us   /lɔntʃ ˌpæd, lɑntʃ/ also launching pad, /lɔn·tʃɪŋ ˌpæd, lɑntʃ/
a special area from which rockets or missiles are sent up into the air
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in Chinese (Simplified) (火箭)发射台,发射架…
in Chinese (Traditional) (火箭)發射台,發射架…
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