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Launch vs. Steamer — What's the Difference?

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Launch

Set (a boat) in motion by pushing it or allowing it to roll into the water
The town's lifeboat was launched to rescue the fishermen
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Steamer

One that steams.
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Launch

Start or set in motion (an activity or enterprise)
The government is to launch a £1.25 million publicity campaign
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Steamer

A steamship or steamboat.
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Launch

An act or instance of launching something
The launch of a new campaign against drinking and driving
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Steamer

A vehicle, machine, or engine driven by steam.
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Launch

A large motorboat, used especially for short trips
A police launch halted a small boat
She cruised the waterways on a luxury motor launch
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Steamer

A container in which something is steamed.
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Launch

To throw or propel with force; hurl
Launch a spear.
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Steamer

See soft-shell clam.
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Launch

To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion
Launch a rocket.
Launch a torpedo.
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Steamer

A device or object that works by the operation of steam.
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Launch

(Nautical) To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
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Steamer

A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing and in various processes of manufacture.
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Launch

To set going; initiate
Launch a career.
Launch a business venture.
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Steamer

(cookware) A cooking appliance that cooks by steaming.
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Launch

To introduce to the public or to a market
Launched the new perfume with prime-time commercials on the major networks.
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Steamer

(obsolete) A steam fire engine, that is, a steam boiler and engine driving a pump, which are all mounted on wheels.
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Launch

To give (someone) a start, as in a career or vocation.
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Steamer

A mode of transportation propelled by steam.
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Launch

To begin a new venture or phase; embark
Launch forth on a dangerous mission.
Launched out on her own after college.
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Steamer

(rail transport) A steam-powered road locomotive; a traction engine.
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Launch

To enter enthusiastically into something; plunge
Launched into a description of the movie.
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Steamer

(nautical) A vessel propelled by steam; a steamboat or steamship.
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Launch

The act of launching.
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Steamer

Clipping of steamer trunk
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Launch

A large ship's boat.
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Steamer

A babycino (frothy milk drink).
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Launch

A large, open motorboat.
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Steamer

A wetsuit with long sleeves and legs.
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Launch

(transitive) To throw (a projectile such as a lance, dart or ball); to hurl; to propel with force.
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Steamer

The name of various animals.
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Launch

To pierce with, or as with, a lance.
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Steamer

The soft-shell clam, sand gaper, or long-neck clam (Mya arenaria), an edible saltwater clam; specifically the clam when steamed for eating.
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Launch

(transitive) To cause (a vessel) to move or slide from the land or a larger vessel into the water; to set afloat.
The navy launched another ship.
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Steamer

A steamer duck: any of the four species of the duck genus Tachyeres which are all found in South America, three of which are flightless.
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Launch

(transitive) To cause (a rocket, balloon, etc., or the payload thereof) to begin its flight upward from the ground.
NASA launched several unmanned rockets before launching any of the Mercury astronauts.
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Steamer

(horse racing) A racehorse the odds of which are becoming shorter (that is, decreasing) because bettors are backing it.
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Launch

(transitive) To send out; to start (someone) on a mission or project; to give a start to (something); to put in operation
Our business launched a new project.
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Steamer

An act of fellatio.
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Launch

To start (a program or feature); to execute or bring into operation.
Double-click an icon to launch the associated application.
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Steamer

A member of a youth gang who engages in steaming (robbing and escaping in a large group).
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Launch

(transitive) To release; to put onto the market for sale
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Steamer

A drinking session.
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Launch

(intransitive) Of a ship, rocket, balloon, etc.: to depart on a voyage; to take off.
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Steamer

A dish made by cooking diced meat very slowly in a tightly sealed pot with a minimum of flavourings, allowing it to steam in its own juices; specifically such a dish made with kangaroo meat. short=yes – 1900s.}}
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Launch

To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the stocks into the water; to plunge; to begin.
To launch into an argument or discussion
To launch into lavish expenditures
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Steamer

A steamed clam.
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Launch

To start to operate.
After clicking the icon, the application will launch.
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Steamer

A mug.
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Launch

The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built. (Compare: to splash a ship.)
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Steamer

A gullible or easily cheated person.
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Launch

The act or fact of launching (a ship/vessel, a project, a new book, etc.).
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Steamer

A stupid or contemptible person.
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Launch

An event held to celebrate the launch of a ship/vessel, project, a new book, etc.; a launch party.
Product launch
Book launch
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Steamer

A homosexual man with a preference for passive partners.
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Launch

(nautical) The boat of the largest size and/or of most importance belonging to a ship of war, and often called the "captain's boat" or "captain's launch".
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Steamer

A prostitute's client.
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Launch

(nautical) A boat used to convey guests to and from a yacht.
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Steamer

A gambler who increases a wager after losing.
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Launch

(nautical) An open boat of any size powered by steam, petrol, electricity, etc.
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Steamer

(intransitive) To travel by steamer.
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Launch

To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
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Steamer

A vessel propelled by steam; a steamship or steamboat.
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Launch

To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.
Launch your hearts with lamentable wounds.
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Steamer

A steam fire engine. See under Steam.
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Launch

To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
With stays and cordage last he rigged the ship,And rolled on levers, launched her in the deep.
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Steamer

A road locomotive for use on common roads, as in agricultural operations.
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Launch

To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or enterprise.
All art is used to sink episcopacy, and launch presbytery in England.
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Steamer

A vessel in which articles are subjected to the action of steam, as in washing, in cookery, and in various processes of manufacture.
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Launch

To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the stocks into the water; to plunge; to make a beginning; as, to launch into the current of a stream; to launch into an argument or discussion; to launch into lavish expenditures; - often with out.
Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.
He [Spenser] launches out into very flowery paths.
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Steamer

The steamer duck.
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Launch

The act of launching.
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Steamer

A clam that is usually steamed in the shell
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Launch

The movement of a vessel from land into the water; especially, the sliding on ways from the stocks on which it is built.
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Steamer

A cooking utensil that can be used to cook food by steaming it
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Launch

The boat of the largest size belonging to a ship of war; also, an open boat of any size driven by steam, naphtha, electricity, or the like.
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Steamer

A ship powered by one or more steam engines
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Launch

A motorboat with an open deck or a half deck
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Steamer

An edible clam with thin oval-shaped shell found in coastal regions of the United States and Europe
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Launch

The act of propelling with force
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Launch

Set up or found;
She set up a literacy program
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Launch

Propel with force;
Launch the space shuttle
Launch a ship
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Launch

Launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage;
Launch a ship
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Launch

Begin with vigor;
He launched into a long diatribe
She plunged into a dangerous adventure
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Launch

Get going; give impetus to;
Launch a career
Her actions set in motion a complicated judicial process
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Launch

Smoothen the surface of;
Float plaster
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