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.

Rocket

A rocket is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine. Rocket engine exhaust is formed entirely from propellants carried within the rocket before use. Rocket engines work by action and reaction. Rocket engines push rockets forward by expelling their exhaust in the opposite direction at high speed. Ro...
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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

[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

• (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

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

(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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Rocket

[Def Leppard song] `Rocket` is a song recorded by English rock band Def Leppard in 1987 from the album Hysteria. It was the sixth (seventh in the US) and final single release, coming out in January 1989 and hitting the Top 15 in the US Billboard Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart. The song was considered experimental for hard rock at the time. Mo...
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Rocket

[El Presidente song] `Rocket` is the first single from El Presidente. It was a limited (1000 Copies) Red 10` vinyl release. The B-side was Rocket-Beef Music Mix. It reached number 37 on the UK Singles Chart. Not much is known about when the song was recorded or who plays on it apart from Liam Nugent is credited as backing vocals, and Ross G...
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Rocket

[firework] A rocket is a pyrotechnic firework made out of a paper tube packed with gunpowder that propels itself into the air in order to fly. Types of rockets include the skyrockets, which have a stick to provide stability during airborne flight; missiles, which instead rotate for stability or are shot out of a tube; and bottle rockets, sm...
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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

[nickname] Rocket or The Rocket is the nickname of: ...
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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

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

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

1. A Mediterranean plant (Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa) having flowers with purple-veined, yellowish-white petals and leaves that are sometimes used in salads. Also called arugula, rocket salad, roquette....
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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

A ball thrown with extra speed; see also bb and bullet.
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Rocket

A missile or vehicle propelled by the combustion of a fuel and a contained oxygen supply. The forward thrust of a rocket results when exhaust products are ejected from the tail.
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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

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

a vehicle shaped like a tube that travels in space. A rocket is launched when it is sent up from the ground into the sky.
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Rocket

An idiot, someone who doesn
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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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