Definition of Rocketing

1. Verb. (present participle of rocket) ¹



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Definition of Rocketing

1. rocket [v] - See also: rocket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rocketing

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
rocketing (current term)
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets
rocketship
rocketships
rockface
rockfaces

Literary usage of Rocketing

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1. Europe Revised by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1914)
"... by waving their umbrellas at them, I think, and the pheasants go rocketing into the air—rocketing is the correct sporting term—go rocketing into the air ..."

2. Europe Revised by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1914)
"... by waving their umbrellas at them, I think, and the pheasants go rocketing into the air—rocketing is the correct sporting term—go rocketing into the air ..."

3. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"During all of 1999 and through the first couple months of 2000, while all the new Internet IPOs kept rocketing and rocketing—EToys, $12 billion,- Yahoo, ..."

4. The Conquest of the Great Northwest by Agnes Christina Laut (1908)
"Constantly, on the Uplands, the men were startled by rocketing echoes like the discharge of a gun, when they would pass the night in alarm, each man sitting ..."

5. Afghanistan: Is There Hope for Peace? : Hearings Before the Subcommittee on by United States, Senate, Congress, Committee on Foreign Relations (1996)
"Because the immediate casualty to these merciless rocketing is not Professor ... In connection with the bombing or rocketing of Kabul, I must mention that ..."

6. Shooting by Alexander Innes Shand (1902)
"But when the snipe settles to straight rocketing the shot is easy, and the men of the single barrel bided their time and held deadly straight. ..."

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