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rocket launcher

noun, Military.
a tube attached to a weapon for the launching of rockets.
a vehicle equipped with many such tubes for the simultaneous firing of rockets.
Origin of rocket launcher
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • When he got back In the car alone, the general counted the models on the seat beside him—one rocket-launcher, one A-gun.

    The Final Figure Samuel Kimball Merwin
  • Copeland fired a Martian rocket-launcher, aiming behind the ship.

    Comet's Burial Raymond Zinke Gallun
  • The rocket-launcher and the improved A-gun were like the one-two punch of a good heavyweight-hitter.

    The Final Figure Samuel Kimball Merwin

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