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rocket

zelfstandig naamwoord

1 rocket

Any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.

synoniem: projectile.

Roget 274: velocity, speed, celerity; swiftness etc. adj.; rapidity, eagle speed; expedition etc. (activity) 682; pernicity; acceleration; ... meer laten zien

Roget 727: arm, arms; weapon, deadly weapon; armament, armaments, armature; panoply, stand of arms; armor etc. (defense) 717; armory ... meer laten zien

Roget 423: luminary; light etc. 420; flame etc. (fire) 382.    spark, scintilla; phosphorescence, fluorescence.    sun, orb of day, ... meer laten zien

Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics; Zeitgeist.    [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: raket, vuurpijl
Pools: pocisk rakietowy, rakieta, rakieta bojowa



2 rocket

A jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.

synoniem: rocket engine.

Pools: silnik rakietowy

3 rocket

Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.

synoniemen: arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa, garden rocket, rocket salad, roquette.

Nederlands: raketsla, rucola
Pools: rukola, rokietta siewna, rokietta

4 rocket

Propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.

synoniem: skyrocket.

5 rocket

Sends a firework display high into the sky.

synoniem: skyrocket.

Nederlands: pijl, raket, vuurpijl

werkwoord

1 rocket

Shoot up abruptly, like a rocket:
— Prices skyrocketed.

synoniem: skyrocket.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... meer laten zien

Roget 267: sail; put to sea etc. (depart) 293; take ship, get under way; set sail, spread sail, spread canvas; gather way, have way on; make sail, ... meer laten zien

2 rocket

Propel with a rocket.


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: AA target rocket, ABM, ASM, ATS, Asp, Asroc, Atlas, Atlas-Agena, Atlas-Centaur, Bullpup, Cajun, Corporal, Corvus, Crossbow, Dart, Deacon, Delta, Diamant, Dove, Earth insertion ... meer laten zien.

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