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Noun
A cylindrical projectile that can be propelled to a great height or distance by combustion
“He was adamant about being the one to fire the rocket at the jeep filled with enemy soldiers.”
Noun
A vehicle or vessel designed to travel into outer space
“It was fun to watch the rocket blast into the air, and suspenseful to wonder if the parachute would open to bring the rocket safely back.”
Noun
A severe reprimand
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“She rang me at Mark Chapman's office and gave me a rocket for not telling her promptly enough that I was back in the country.”
Noun
A light or other visible object serving as a signal, warning, or guide at sea, on an airfield, etc
Noun
A herb of the mustard family, with pungently flavored leaves often eaten in salads
Noun
Frozen rope
Noun
Gas airplane engine
Noun
Rocket for space travel
Noun
Cylindrical firework
Noun
A supply or quantity of bullets and shells
Verb
To rise upwards abruptly and rapidly (literally or figuratively)
“The spaceship would rocket upwards until it reached its peak height in space.”
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To rapidly increase in amount, value or degree
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“He sponsors the project and watches the costs rocket to over a million above the original budget.”
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To move very rapidly
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“The lasers hurt and even made me feel strangely weak, but I managed to regain my balance in time to see the missile rocket past us.”
Verb
To send off into the skies or space
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