There are 2 translations of rocket in Spanish:

rocket1

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːkət; ˈrɒkɪt/

n

  • 1 c 1.1 (spacecraft) cohete (m) espacial (before n) rocket attack ataque (m) con cohetes
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    • 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.
    1.2 (missile) cohete (m), misil (m) (before n) rocket launcher lanzacohetes (m), lanzamisiles (m) 1.3 (engine) cohete (m)
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    • 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.
    1.4 (firework) cohete (m), volador (m), cuete (m) (AmL) to give sb a rocket (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] echarle una bronca a algn [familiar/colloquial]
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    • 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?

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Word of the day lámpara
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lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of rocket in Spanish:

rocket2

vi

  • 1.1 (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 1.2
    (rocketing pres p)
    [inflation] galopante rocketing prices precios que se disparan or que suben vertiginosamente
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    • In 2004, the box office take had rocketed to £74.5m, of which Russian films accounted for 12%.
    • Agents in Santa Clara County say sales are rocketing.
    • When the Fed raised rates another 75 basis points in early 2000, spreads were rocketing to historic highs.
    1.3 (move rapidly) the truck rocketed past el camión pasó como una bala or como un bólido

vt

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

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Word of the day lámpara
f
lamp …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.