[pree-lawnch, -lahnch]


preparatory to launch, as of a spacecraft.

Origin of prelaunch Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • There was no reason to suppose that the warhead had been temperature-controlled during the pre-launch countdown.

    Pushbutton War

    Joseph P. Martino