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rocket

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Noun rocket has 5 senses
  1. rocket - any vehicle propelled by a rocket engine
    --1 is a kind of
    vehicle
    --1 has parts: rocket, rocket engine
    --1 has particulars: missile; test rocket, research rocket, test instrument vehicle
    Derived form: verb rocket2
  2. rocket, rocket engine - a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
    --2 is a kind of jet engine
    --2 is a part of rocket
    --2 has particulars:
     booster, booster rocket, booster unit, multistage rocket, takeoff booster, takeoff rocket; nuclear rocket; retrorocket; space rocket; thruster
  3. rocket, roquette, garden rocket, rocket salad, arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa - erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
    --3 is a kind of herb, herbaceous plant
    --3 is a member of Eruca, genus Eruca
  4. rocket, skyrocket - propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
    --4 is a kind of visual signal
  5. skyrocket, rocket - sends a firework display high into the sky
    --5 is a kind of firework, pyrotechnic
Verb rocket has 2 senses
  1. rocket, skyrocket - shoot up abruptly, like a rocket; "prices skyrocketed"
    --1 is one way to rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. rocket - propel with a rocket
    --2 is one way to
    propel, impel
    Derived forms: noun rocket1, noun rocketry1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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