Definition of rocketry in English:


Line breaks: rock|et¦ry
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒkɪtri


[mass noun]
  • 1The branch of science that deals with rockets and rocket propulsion: developments in rocketry
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    • Independent India has made spectacular advances in rocketry and space science, making the country a force to reckon with, both during peace-time and during war.
    • The workshop covered an overview of ISRO programmes, rocketry and applications of space science and technology.
    • Arnold went on to foster the development of such transformational innovations as jet aircraft, rocketry, and supersonic flight.
  • 1.1The use of rockets: how do you think the Americans got into rocketry?
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    • There will also be a number of activities on the university's sports fields, including displays of rocketry.
    • In rocketry, motors are designated with letters, and each succeeding letter is twice as big as the one before it.
    • The narrator explains that this was because of Newton's Third Law of Motion: for every action there is a reaction equal and opposite in direction, which is useful in rocketry.

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