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launch1 to propel with force. [6 definitions]
launch2 a large open boat propelled by a motor. [2 definitions]
launcher a person or thing that serves to launch something. [2 definitions]
launch pad the platform or base from which a rocket, guided missile, or space vehicle is launched.
launch vehicle a system, usu. a rocket, from which a spacecraft or other payload is launched.
launch window the short period of time during which a rocket must be launched if it is to arrive at a certain place at a certain time.
launder to wash, or wash and iron (clothing, linens, or the like). [5 definitions]
launderette a self-service laundry.
laundress a woman whose work is washing and ironing laundry; washerwoman.
laundrette (chiefly British) a commercial laundry facility having coin-operated washers and dryers.
Laundromat trademark for a commercial laundry facility having coin-operated washers and dryers. [2 definitions]
laundry clothing, linens, or the like that are cleaned by washing, or are washed and ironed. [2 definitions]
laundry list (informal) a lengthy, inclusive, and often indiscriminate list of data, names, agenda items, or the like, usu. regarded as showing lack of organization or ability to be selective.
laundryman a man who works in or for a laundry, esp. one who picks up and delivers clothes.
laundrywoman a woman who works in or for a laundry, esp. one who picks up and delivers clothes.
laureate deserving honor or high praise. [3 definitions]
laurel any of various evergreen trees or shrubs of the Mediterranean area, now cultivated in America, that have large, shiny, aromatic leaves and bear yellow flowers. [3 definitions]
lava molten rock erupting from a volcano or volcanic fissure. [2 definitions]
lavage a cleaning or washing out, as of the sinuses or digestive organs, by repeated water injections.
lavalava a printed cotton garment worn as a loin cloth or skirt in Polynesia, esp. by Samoans; pareu.
lavaliere a pendant, often with jewels, hung from a chain around the neck.