[ US /ˈɹɑkət/ ]
[ UK /ɹˈɒkɪt/ ]
  1. erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
  2. sends a firework display high into the sky
  3. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
  4. any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
  5. a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
  1. propel with a rocket
  2. shoot up abruptly, like a rocket
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How To Use rocket In A Sentence

  • A short umbilical cable rolled out with the rocket which was fired by electrical impulse, breaking the cord.
  • Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials. A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch
  • Spray the fountain, then fire a rocket at the Bowlarama.
  • We have a report that four unidentified persons have set up a rocket launcher two hundred yards west of seventeenth green.
  • It doesn't stop you from using solid rocket motors or engines designed in archaic units. NASA Finds The Metric System Too Hard To Implement for Constellation - NASA Watch
  • And the 21m he banked off the course is certain to rocket as new sponsors clamber on board the gravy train. The Sun
  • A leading rocket scientist, Nair's contribution to the development of multistage satellite launch vehicles is immense.
  • The launch vehicle employed comprised three stages, the first stage being the highly successful Redstone rocket.
  • A new study showed that while street crime is rocketing, the number of thugs brought to book is plummeting. The Sun
  • The revival rocket is still climbing and Wasps have now won their first four games for the first time in over a decade. Times, Sunday Times
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