Definition of launch pad noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


launch pad

BrE BrE//ˈlɔːntʃ pæd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlɔːntʃ pæd//
(also launching pad)
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a platform from which a spacecraft, etc. is sent into the sky (figurative) She regards the job as a launch pad for her career in the media.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: launch pad