There are 2 translations of rocket in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːkət; ˈrɒkɪt/

noun/nombre

  • 1 (spacecraft) cohete (masculine) espacial (before noun/delante del nombre) rocket attack ataque (masculine) con cohetes
    Example sentences
    • At the start of World War II, he entered the Royal navy and served with distinction on mine sweepers, destroyers, and rocket launchers.
    • Helping the scientists with their endeavor is a group of astronauts tooling around in their high-tech rocket ship, led by space-stud Katsuo.
    • Many are heavily armed, while others must've arrived late the day that they were handing out rocket launchers.
  • 3 (engine) cohete (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The rocket motor ignites following discharge from the cannon and extends the effective range of the cannon.
    • However, the propulsion device of a rocket can be called either a rocket motor or a rocket engine, and usage here seems not to have settled on one or the other.
    • While many of these technologies may seem like science fiction, so too were the jet engine, the airplane, and the rocket engine only 100 years ago.
  • 4 (firework) cohete (masculine), volador (masculine), cuete (masculine) (Latin America/América Latina) to give sb a rocket (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] echarle una bronca a algn [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • The famed Brooklyn amusement park is a recurring motif in these paintings that feature carousel horses, Ferris wheels, fireworks, rockets and extravagant fantasy architecture.
    • He spent his summer vacation collaborating with scientists on a project involving launching small rockets into storm clouds above a desolate region to trigger lightning bolts.
    • Will this bizarre heist sizzle like a bottle rocket or fizzle like a defective firecracker?

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (rise) [price] dispararse, ponerse* por las nubes she rocketed to stardom se convirtió en una estrella or llegó al estrellato de la noche a la mañana
  • 2
    (rocketing present participle/participio presente)
    [inflation] galopante rocketing prices precios que se disparan or que suben vertiginosamente
  • 3 (move rapidly) the truck rocketed past el camión pasó como una bala or como un bólido

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • the movie rocketed him to stardom la película lo lanzó al estrellato

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There are 2 translations of rocket in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːkət; ˈrɒkɪt/

noun/nombre

  • uncountable/no numerable [Botany/Botánica] rúcula (feminine), rucola (feminine), oruga (feminine)

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