rocket

(Learning Modules / Mathematics / Gravity) A vehicle propelled by emitting gases at very high velocity - moving by reaction in the opposite direction to the gases.
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Rocket

[weapon] Rocket can be a self-propelled, unguided weapon system powered by a rocket engine, and are known as missiles. Rockets are used primarily as medium and long-range artillery systems, although historically they have also seen considerable use as air-to-ground, some use as air-to-air weapons, and even a few examples of surface-to-air d...
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Rocket

[Goldfrapp song] `Rocket` is a synthpop song by English duo Goldfrapp from their fifth studio album, Head First. Written and produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, with additional production by Pascal Gabriel, the song was released as the album`s lead single on 8 March 2010. To promote the single release, the duo performed the song ...
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Rocket

Rocket is British slang for a reprimand.
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rocket

[n] - erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender 2. [n] - propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon 3. [n] - any vehicle propelled by a rocket engine 4. [n] - a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion 5. [v]
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Rocket

Piece of equipment used to send stuff into space.
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Rocket

Commonly used term for a launch vehicle. One burning liquid or solid fuel and carrying Its own oxidizer, enabling combustion to continue outside of the earth's atmosphere.Historical Notes1232 Rockets invented in China to defend city of Kaifeng against Mongol invaders.1500 Chinese scientist Wan Hu ties 47 gunpowder rockets to a chair in an effort to...
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Rocket

Rock'et noun [ French roquette (cf. Spanish ruqueta , It ruchetta ), from Latin eruca .] (Botany) (a) A cruciferous plant ( Eruca sativa ) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. (b) Damewort. (c) Rocket larkspur. See below. Dyer's...
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Rocket

Rock'et intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Rocketed ; present participle & verbal noun Rocketing .] (Sporting) To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective. [ Eng.] « A...
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rocket

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...
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rocket

rocket engine noun a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
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rocket

noun propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
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Rocket

• (n.) Damewort. • (v. i.) To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective. • (n.) Rocket larkspur. See below. • (n.) A cruciferous plant (Eruca sativa) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad. • (n.) An artificial firework consisting of a cylindrical case of paper or metal filled with ...
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rocket

(from the article `firework`) The most popular form of firework, the rocket, is lifted into the sky by recoil from the jet of fire thrown out by its burning composition; its case ...
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rocket

any of the 90 species of the genus Sisymbrium, of the mustard family (Brassicaceae), weedy plants with yellow flowers that are common in waste areas ...
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Rocket

pioneer railway locomotive built by the English engineers George and Robert Stephenson. Following the success of the Stockton & Darlington Railway in ... [5 related articles]
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rocket

any of a type of jet-propulsion device carrying either solid or liquid propellants that provide both the fuel and oxidizer required for combustion. ... [16 related articles]
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Rocket

HMS Rocket was a British Rotherham Class destroyer of 1705 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Rocket was powered by two Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 34 knots. She was armed with four 4.7 inch guns; four 2 pdr pom-pom guns; eight 20 mm anti-aircraft guns and eight 21 inch torpedo tubes.
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Rocket

Rocket is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Rocket

Device which provides propulsion through the expulsion of some mediumat high velocity.
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rocket

A projectile driven by reaction (jet) propulsion that carries its own propellants. A rocket is therefore independent of Earth`s atmosphere in terms of both thrust and oxidizer. Related entry • rocket principle
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rocket

rocket, in botany, popular name for several plants of the family Cruciferae (mustard family). The dame's, or damask, violet, damewort, or sweet rocket is Hesperis matronalis, a hardy, herbaceous Old World perennial with four-petaled flowers, ranging from white to purple, that are especially fragrant...
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rocket

rocket, any vehicle propelled by ejection of the gases produced by combustion of self-contained propellants. Rockets are used in fireworks, as military weapons, and in scientific applications such as space exploration.Sections in this article:IntroductionRocket PropulsionRocket DesignDevelopment of ...
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Rocket

A rocket is a cylindrical case which can be projected as a result of the reaction of gases discharged from its rear when its combustible contents are ignited.
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rocket

(space) Click images to enlargeProjectile driven by the reaction of gases produced by a fast-burning fuel. Unlike jet engines, which are also reaction engines, rockets carry their own oxygen supply to burn their fuel and do not require any surrou...
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