Adjective "Launchpad" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Launchpad


    Definition:

    1. the platform on which a missile or launch vehicle undergoes final prelaunch checkout and countdown and from which it is launched from the surface of the earth.

    2. something that serves to launch or initiate: He used his legal experience as a launch pad for his career in politics.

    Origin:
    launch pad

    Examples:

    "fires can be launchpad."