Definition of Rockoon

1. Noun. A rocket, powered by solid fuel, that is not lit while on the ground but first carried into the upper atmosphere by a gas-filled balloon, then separated from the balloon and automatically ignited to allow it to achieve a higher altitude. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rockoon

1. a small rocket [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rockoon

rockingest
rockingly
rockings
rockish
rockism
rockist
rockists
rocklay
rocklays
rockless
rocklike
rockling
rocklings
rockmelon
rockmelons
rockoon (current term)
rockoons
rockpile
rockpiles
rockrose
rockrose family
rockroses
rocks along
rocksalt
rockscape
rockscapes
rockshaft
rockshafts
rockslide

Literary usage of Rockoon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aerospace Plane Technology: Research and Development in Japan and Australia (1994)
"... Ram-Rocket Rapid Solidification Technology Real Gas Effects Reynolds Number rockoon Schlieren an exhaust nozzle at high speed, creating the thrust. ..."

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