Type your word below and click
What-does.net is your comprehensive online definition dictionary. If you are not sure how to define Rocket, our website can provide you with the appropriate definition. On this page, you can find what is Rocket.

Rocket meaning

rocket - 9 dictionary results

  1. 1. shoot up abruptly, like a rocket; " prices skyrocketed"
  2. 2. A cruciferous plant ( Eruca sativa) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad.
  3. 3. Damewort.
  4. 4. Rocket larkspur. See below.
  5. 5. 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.
  6. 6. A blunt lance head used in the joust.
  7. 7. To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective.
  8. 8. larkspur. See below.
  9. 9. A projectile firework.

rocket - examples of usage

  1. No need for rocket science. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  2. He knew what would happen if he tried to fire the rocket. - "Way of a Rebel", Walter M. Miller.
  3. Let it not be supposed that the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company is foredoomed to failure, or to immediately explode and go out like a rocket. - "Two Years in Oregon", Wallis Nash.
Filter by letter: