Meaning of ROCKET in English



Pronunciation: ' rä-k ə t

Function: transitive verb

Date: 1837

: to convey or propel by means of or as if by a rocket

intransitive verb

1 : to rise up swiftly, spectacularly, and with force < rocket ed to the top of the list>

2 : to travel rapidly in or as if in a rocket

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.