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rocket US English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, sometimes eaten in salads

rocket1 US English

A cylindrical projectile that can be propelled to a great height or distance by the combustion of its contents, used typically as a firework or signal

rocket2 US English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, sometimes eaten in salads

wall rocket US English

A yellow-flowered European plant that resembles mustard and emits a foul smell when crushed

dyer's rocket US English

another term for weld.

space rocket US English

A rocket designed to travel through space or to launch a spacecraft

sweet rocket US English

A herbaceous plant of the cabbage family, cultivated for its long spikes of mauve or white flowers that are fragrant in the evening

ullage rocket US English

An auxiliary rocket engine used in weightless conditions to provide sufficient acceleration to maintain the flow of liquid propellant from the fuel tank

distress rocket US English

A rocket fired as a distress signal

rocket scientist US English

A specialist in rocketry

Richard, Maurice US English

(1921–2000), Canadian hockey player; nickname The Rocket; full name Maurice Joseph Henri Richard. Playing for the Montreal Canadiens 1942–60, he was the first professional hockey player to score 50 goals in one season 1944–45, a record that stood until the early 1980s. Hockey Hall of Fame (1961)

skyrocket US English

A rocket designed to explode high in the air as a signal or firework

retrorocket US English

A small auxiliary rocket on a spacecraft or missile, fired in the direction of travel to slow the craft down, for example, when landing on the surface of a planet

rocket engine in rocket1 US English

An engine that operates by the combustion of its contents, providing thrust as in a jet engine but without depending on the intake of air for combustion

the Rocket in Clemens, Roger US English

(1962-), US baseball player; full name William Roger Clemens; known as the Rocket. In 2004, he became the first pitcher to have won seven Cy Young awards. He set and tied a major league record by twice (1986, 1996) striking out 20 batters during a nine-inning game. During his career 1984–2007, he played for the Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, and Houston Astros

The Rocket in Richard, Maurice US English

(1921–2000), Canadian hockey player; nickname The Rocket; full name Maurice Joseph Henri Richard. Playing for the Montreal Canadiens 1942–60, he was the first professional hockey player to score 50 goals in one season 1944–45, a record that stood until the early 1980s. Hockey Hall of Fame (1961)

sweet rocket in rocket2 US English

Used in names of other fast-growing plants, e.g., sweet rocket

rocket US Thesaurus

guerrillas fired rockets at them

rocket English-Spanish

cohete m espacial

rocket science English-Spanish

it's scarcely rocket science

rocket-propelled English-Spanish

propulsado por un cohete

booster (rocket) in booster English-Spanish

cohete m (propulsor)

distress rocket in distress English-Spanish

cohete m de señales

rocket launcher in rocket English-Spanish

lanzacohetes m, lanzamisiles m

to give sb a rocket in rocket English-Spanish

echarle una bronca a algn

a three-stage rocket in stage English-Spanish

un cohete de tres fases

he's no rocket scientist in rocket scientist English-Spanish

no es ninguna lumbrera familiar/colloquial

it's scarcely rocket science in rocket science English-Spanish

no hay que ser un genio para entenderlo (