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rocket British & World English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, whose leaves are eaten in salads

rocket1 British & World 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 British & World English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, whose leaves are eaten in salads

garden rocket in rocket2 British & World English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, whose leaves are eaten in salads

wall rocket British & World English

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

dyer's rocket British & World English

another term for weld.

space rocket British & World English

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

sweet rocket British & World English

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

ullage rocket British & World English

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

distress rocket British & World English

A rocket fired as a distress signal

rocket science British & World English

Something very difficult to understand

rise like a rocket in rocket1 British & World English

Rise suddenly and dramatically (and subsequently fall in a similar manner)

rise like a rocket British & World English

Rise suddenly and dramatically (and subsequently fall in a similar manner)

Richard, Maurice British & World 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 British & World English

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

rocket motor in rocket1 British & World 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

salad rocket in rocket2 British & World English

An edible Mediterranean plant of the cabbage family, whose leaves are eaten in salads

retrorocket British & World 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 British & World 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 Richard, Maurice British & World 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 British & World English

Used in names of other fast-growing plants of the cabbage family, e.g. London rocket, sweet rocket

the Rocket in Clemens, Roger British & World 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

London rocket in rocket2 British & World English

Used in names of other fast-growing plants of the cabbage family, e.g. London rocket, sweet rocket

rocket English Thesaurus

guerrillas fired five rockets at the capital yesterday

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 (