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rock·et1

rocket1

 
 
pronunciation:
ra kiht
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part of speech: noun
definition: a device shaped like a tube that moves at high speed and is powered by gases that are forced out of one end. Rockets are used to send things into the air.
The rocket went into the air with a whistling sound.
 
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derivation: rocketlike (adj.)
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  physics, space