Definition of Rocket launcher

1. Noun. Armament in the form of a device capable of launching a rocket.

Exact synonyms: Launcher
Generic synonyms: Armament
Specialized synonyms: Bazooka
Derivative terms: Launch

Definition of Rocket launcher

1. Noun. a hand-held tube-like device for launching a rocket propelled explosive device (missile) ¹

2. Noun. a truck for carrying and launching a missile ¹

3. Noun. (informal) a rack on a boat or a vehicle, for holding or storing fishing rods. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocket Launcher

rocket aircraft
rocket base
rocket belt
rocket belts
rocket car
rocket cress
rocket engine
rocket engineer
rocket festival
rocket firing
rocket fuel
rocket immunoelectrophoresis
rocket jumping
rocket larkspur
rocket launcher (current term)
rocket launchers
rocket launching
rocket motor
rocket pack
rocket packs
rocket plane
rocket pod
rocket pods
rocket propellant
rocket propelled grenade
rocket propelled grenades
rocket propellent
rocket propulsion
rocket range

Literary usage of Rocket launcher

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1. Howard's Hill and Other True Stories: Small Unit Marine Action in Vietnam by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"rocket launcher, 3.5 INCH A single-shot, open-end, shoulder-fired antitank ... rocket launcher, HE 66MM, M72 (LAAW) A disposable, single-shot, open-end, ..."

2. American Economic Policy and National Security by Theodore H. Moran (1993)
"... acquisition of the LTV missile business by Thomson-CSF of France, for example, the principal product lines involved (the MLRS multiple rocket launcher, ..."

3. The Media and the Rwanda Genocide by Allan Thompson (2007)
"The soldiers had a rocket launcher in the top room of the school, ... Through the sights on the rocket launcher, the soldiers could see people being killed ..."

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