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Topic: SPACE


launch pad

noun
     
launch pad also launching pad [countable]
1TTS a base from which a weapon or spacecraft is sent up into the sky
2 an event, group, or activity that helps someone start something
launch pad for
Ellington's band was a launching pad for many gifted jazz musicians.
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