Associations to the word «Rocket»

Wiktionary

ROCKET, noun. A rocket engine.
ROCKET, noun. (military) A non-guided missile propelled by a rocket engine.
ROCKET, noun. A vehicle propelled by a rocket engine.
ROCKET, noun. A rocket propelled firework, a skyrocket
ROCKET, noun. (slang) An ace (the playing card).
ROCKET, noun. (military slang) An angry communication (such as a letter or telegram) to a subordinate.
ROCKET, noun. A blunt lance head used in jousting.
ROCKET, verb. To accelerate swiftly and powerfully
ROCKET, verb. To fly vertically
ROCKET, verb. To rise or soar rapidly
ROCKET, verb. To carry something in a rocket
ROCKET, verb. To attack something with rockets
ROCKET, noun. The leaf vegetable Eruca sativa or Eruca vesicaria.
ROCKET, noun. Rocket larkspur
ROCKET AIRCRAFT, noun. An aircraft with rocket propulsion, including a rocket pack, a rocket plane, etc.
ROCKET BELT, noun. (aviation) a wearable backpack device using rocket thrust to propel a person into the air
ROCKET BELT, noun. (aviation) a wearable backpack device that can propel a person into the air
ROCKET BELT, noun. (aviation) a belt with rockets attached that can propel a person into the air
ROCKET BELTS, noun. Plural of rocket belt
ROCKET CAR, noun. A rocket propelled car
ROCKET ENGINE, noun. A reaction engine that obtains thrust by jet propulsion which forms its jet exclusively from propellant.
ROCKET ENGINES, noun. Plural of rocket engine
ROCKET FESTIVAL, noun. A festival in which rockets are set off, especially as celebrated in Laos and north-east Thailand to welcome the start of the rainy season.
ROCKET JUMPING, noun. (video games) Performing a jump by blasting a rocket launcher in close proximity to one's character.
ROCKET LARKSPUR, noun. Consolida regalis, an annual herbaceous plant.
ROCKET LAUNCHER, noun. A hand-held tube-like device for launching a rocket propelled explosive device (missile)
ROCKET LAUNCHER, noun. A truck for carrying and launching a missile
ROCKET LAUNCHER, noun. (informal) a rack on a boat or a vehicle, for holding or storing fishing rods.
ROCKET LAUNCHERS, noun. Plural of rocket launcher
ROCKET MOTOR, noun. A rocket engine especially a solid rocket or a hybrid rocket.
ROCKET PACK, noun. (aviation) A jet pack using a rocket engine.
ROCKET PACKS, noun. Plural of rocket pack
ROCKET PLANE, noun. A winged aircraft that is propelled by a rocket engine
ROCKET POD, noun. A magazine holding rockets.
ROCKET PODS, noun. Plural of rocket pod
ROCKET PROPELLED GRENADE, noun. Alternative form of rocket-propelled grenade
ROCKET PROPELLED GRENADES, noun. Plural of rocket propelled grenade
ROCKET SALAD, noun. Rocket, arugula
ROCKET SALAD, noun. A salad that uses the leaves of this plant as its main ingredient
ROCKET SCIENCE, noun. (uncountable) the science or study of rockets and their design
ROCKET SCIENCE, noun. (uncountable) (idiomatic) anything overly complex, detailed or confusing
ROCKET SCIENTIST, noun. (countable) (colloquial) An astronautical engineer.
ROCKET SCIENTIST, noun. (countable) (idiomatic) Someone qualified to understand or handle that which is overly complex, detailed or confusing; a genius.
ROCKET SCIENTISTS, noun. Plural of rocket scientist
ROCKET SHIP, noun. A spacecraft propelled by a rocket engine.
ROCKET SHIP, noun. A ship armed with rockets.
ROCKET SLED, noun. A rocket-propelled vehicle constrained to run on a rail used for experimental purposes.
ROCKET STAGE, noun. A single rocket that may be attached to other similar rockets to increase the delta-v of the aggregated rocket vehicle
ROCKET UP, verb. (intransitive) (idiomatic) to increase sharply.

Dictionary definition

ROCKET, noun. Any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.
ROCKET, noun. A jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.
ROCKET, noun. Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.
ROCKET, noun. Propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.
ROCKET, noun. Sends a firework display high into the sky.
ROCKET, verb. Shoot up abruptly, like a rocket; "prices skyrocketed".
ROCKET, verb. Propel with a rocket.

Wise words

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