Definition of Rockets

1. Noun. (plural of rocket) ¹



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Definition of Rockets

1. rocket [v] - See also: rocket

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockets

rocketed
rocketeer
rocketeers
rocketer
rocketers
rocketing
rocketless
rocketlike
rocketman
rocketpack
rocketpacks
rocketplane
rocketplanes
rocketries
rocketry
rockets (current term)
rocketship
rocketships
rockface
rockfaces
rockfall
rockfalls
rockfest
rockfests
rockfill
rockfills
rockfish
rockfishes
rockfoil
rockfowl

Literary usage of Rockets

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1. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1865)
"This name has been given to these rockets from their resemblance to the rod carried ... If two rockets are fixed obliquely on the opposite sides of a rod, ..."

2. The Status of Efforts to Identify Persian Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1999)
"The recent comprehensive review of all information enabled us to determine that US troops—not Iraq—destroyed the rockets in Bunker 73. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The second class of rockets are signal rockets, made of a bright light in falling. The third class paper, and containing stars, which throw are the rockets ..."

4. Recreations in Mathematics and Natural Philosophy by Jacques Ozanam, Jean Etienne Montucla (1814)
"Fill the barrels of some goose quills with the composition, of flying-rockets, and place upon the mouth of each a little moist gunpowder, both to keep in ..."

5. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1841)
"organised expressly for their management Sir William caused the rockets to be made ... Military rockets are, in general, fired from tubes in order that the ..."

6. The British Chronologist: Comprehending Every Material Occurrence (1775)
"96 rockets in two flights, iz mortars with air ballons, ... 12 girandole rockets—Fired together : two regulated pieces confining of vertical motions ..."

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