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launch vehicle

noun
1.
Aerospace. a rocket used to launch a spacecraft or satellite into orbit or a space probe into space.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-1960
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launch vehicle

noun
1.
a rocket, without its payload, used to launch a spacecraft
2.
another name for booster (sense 2)
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