HyperDic: rocket

English > 7 senses of the word rocket:
NOUNartifactrocket, projectileany vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
artifactrocket, rocket enginea jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
plantrocket, roquette, garden rocket, rocket salad, arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativaerect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
communicationrocket, skyrocketpropels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
artifactrocket, skyrocketsends a firework display high into the sky
VERBmotionrocket, skyrocketshoot up abruptly, like a rocket
contactrocketpropel with a rocket
rocket > pronunciation
Soundsraa'kaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > rocket: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.
Synonymprojectile
Partsrocket, rocket engineA jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
NarrowermissileA rocket carrying a warhead of conventional or nuclear explosives
multistage rocket, step rocketA rocket having two or more rocket engines (each with its own fuel) that are fired in succession and jettisoned when the fuel is exhausted
test rocket, research rocket, test instrument vehicleA rocket fired for test purposes
BroadervehicleA conveyance that transports people or objects
Spanishcohete
Catalancoet
Verbsrocketpropel with a rocket
English > rocket: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.
Synonymrocket engine
Part ofrocket, projectileAny vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
Narrowerbooster, booster rocket, booster unit, takeoff booster, takeoff rocketThe first stage / stage of a multistage rocket
nuclear rocketA rocket engine in which a nuclear reactor is used to heat a propellant
retrorocketA small rocket engine on a larger / larger rocket or spacecraft that is fired to slow or alter its course
space rocketA rocket powerful enough to travel into outer space
thrusterA small rocket engine that provides the thrust needed to maneuver a spacecraft
Broaderjet engineA gas turbine produces a stream of hot gas that propels a jet plane by reaction propulsion
Spanishcohete, motor de cohete
Catalancoet, motor de coet
English > rocket: 7 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningErect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.
Synonymsroquette, garden rocket, rocket salad, arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa
Member ofEruca, genus Erucaannual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanisheruca sativa, jaramago, oruga, roqueta, ruca, rúcula
Catalaneruca sativa, Eruca sativa, ruca
English > rocket: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningpropels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.
Synonymskyrocket
Broadervisual signalA signal that involves visual communication
Spanishcohete
English > rocket: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningSends a firework display high into the sky.
Synonymskyrocket
Broaderfirework, pyrotechnic(usually plural) a device with an explosive that burns at a low rate and with colored flames
Spanishcohete
Catalancoet
English > rocket: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningShoot up abruptly, like a rocket.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"prices skyrocketed"
Synonymskyrocket
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Spanishdisparar
Catalandisparar
English > rocket: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpropel with a rocket.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanishdisparar, subir vertiginosamente
Catalandisparar
Nounsrocketany vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
rocketrythe branch of engineering science that studies rocket design and operation

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