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rocket 1

British English: /ˈrɒkɪt/
American English: /ˈrɑkət/

noun

  • 1
    Rakete, die
    rocket range
    (place)
    Raketenversuchsgelände, das
  • 2 (British English) [colloquial] (reprimand) See examples:give somebody a rocket
    jemandem eine Zigarre verpassen
    [colloquial]
    get a rocket
    eine Zigarre bekommen
    [colloquial]

intransitive verb

  • 2rocket into the air
    wie eine Rakete in die Luft schießen

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rocket 2

noun

(Botany)
  • 1[sweet] rocket
    Nachtviole, die
  • 2
    (used in salad)
    [Öl]rauke, die

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