Definition of Rocketers

1. Noun. (plural of rocketer) ¹



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Definition of Rocketers

1. rocketer [n] - See also: rocketer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketers

rocket propelled grenades
rocket propellent
rocket propulsion
rocket range
rocket salad
rocket science
rocket scientist
rocket scientists
rocket ship
rocket stage
rocket up
rocketed
rocketeer
rocketeers
rocketer
rocketers (current term)
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets
rocketship
rocketships
rockface

Literary usage of Rocketers

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1. Practical Hints on Shooting: Being a Treatise on the Shot Gun and Its by Basil Tozer (1887)
"rocketers " are likewise sometimes hard to shoot. ... It is vain to endeavour to shoot rocketers while they are ascending in a direct perpendicular line, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... flight is greatest in coverts, until it sometimes becomes almost perpendicular, birds rising in this way being called " rocketers. ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
""On they went," says Walker (who got his description from eye-witnesses), " in solid, compact order, the men hurrahing and the rocketers covering their ..."

4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1887)
"... but if you find that the head-keeper placed him where " the rocketers " came highest and fastest, and, if you had leisure to observe his performance, ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"With this view, the 4th, 44th, and 21st regiments, as well as the battalion of marines and the corps of rocketers, were landed, ..."

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