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Meaning of ROCKET

Pronunciation:  'râkit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
  2. [n]  any vehicle propelled by a rocket engine
  3. [n]  sends a firework display high into the sky
  4. [n]  propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
  5. [n]  erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
  6. [v]  propel with a rocket
  7. [v]  shoot up abruptly
 

ROCKET is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa, garden rocket, rocket engine, rocket salad, roquette, skyrocket, skyrocket, skyrocket
 
 See Also: arise, booster, booster rocket, booster unit, come up, Eruca, firework, genus Eruca, go up, herb, herbaceous plant, impel, jet engine, lift, missile, move up, multistage rocket, nuclear rocket, propel, pyrotechnics, research rocket, retrorocket, rise, rocket, space rocket, takeoff booster, takeoff rocket, test instrument vehicle, test rocket, thruster, uprise, vehicle, visual signal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rock"et\, n. [F. roquette (cf. Sp. ruqueta, It
    ruchetta), fr. L. eruca.] (Bot.)
    (a) A cruciferous plant ({Eruca sativa}) sometimes eaten in
        Europe as a salad.
    (b) Damewort.
    (c) Rocket larkspur. See below.
    
    {Dyer's Rocket}. (Bot.) See {Dyer's broom}, under {Broom}.
    
    {Rocket larkspur} (Bot.), an annual plant with showy flowers
       in long racemes ({Delphinium Ajacis}).
    
    {Sea rocket} (Bot.), either of two fleshy cruciferous plants
       ({Cakile maritima} and {C. Americana}) found on the
       seashore of Europe and America.
    
    {Yellow rocket} (Bot.), a common cruciferous weed with yellow
       flowers ({Barbarea vulgaris}).
    
    
  2. \Rock"et\, n. [It. rocchetta, fr. rocca a distaff, of
    German origin. Named from the resemblance in shape to a
    distaff. See {Rock} a distaff.]
    1. An artificial firework consisting of a cylindrical case of
       paper or metal filled with a composition of combustible
       ingredients, as niter, charcoal, and sulphur, and fastened
       to a guiding stick. The rocket is projected through the
       air by the force arising from the expansion of the gases
       liberated by combustion of the composition. Rockets are
       used as projectiles for various purposes, for signals, and
       also for pyrotechnic display.
    
    2. A blunt lance head used in the joust.
    
    
    
    {Congreve rocket}, a powerful form of rocket for use in war,
       invented by Sir William Congreve. It may be used either in
       the field or for bombardment; in the former case, it is
       armed with shells or case shot; in the latter, with a
       combustible material inclosed in a metallic case, which is
       inextinguishable when kindled, and scatters its fire on
       every side.
    
    
  3. \Rock"et\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rocketed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Rocketing}.] (Sporting)
    To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present
    participle or as an adjective. [Eng.]
    
          An old cock pheasant came rocketing over me. --H. R.
                                                   Haggard.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a rocket shooting up into the air in your dream means faithfulness in marriage or the winning over the heart of your crush. Your plans or ideas may also be taking off and you are quickly achieving success. Seeing a rocket descending from the air in your dream indicates unhappy unions.
 

 

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