Definition of Test rocket
1. Noun. A rocket fired for test purposes.
Generic synonyms: Projectile, Rocket
Specialized synonyms: Sounding Rocket
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Literary usage of Test rocket
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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Facilities are available to test rocket engine components and materials at 5 to 1000 ft-lb thrust at sea level and altitude pressure conditions, ..."
2. Aerospace Testing: Promise of Closer NASA/DOD Cooperation Remains Largely by Frank Degnan (1999)
"The Navy and Army test rocket engines at the Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, Calif; and Redstone Technical Test Center, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., ..."
3. Kauai Test Facility Environmental AssessmentPoli (1993)
"It is used to test rocket systems with science and technology payloads, to advance development of maneuvering target vehicles, to study the atmosphere and ..."