Meaning of ROCKET in English

ROCKET

I.

noun

1 spacecraft

ADJECTIVE

▪ space

VERB + ROCKET

▪ launch

ROCKET + VERB

▪ blast off , lift off , take off

▪ land

ROCKET + NOUN

▪ booster , engine , motor

▪ fuel

▪ launch

▪ flight

▪ ship

▪ scientist ( often humorous )

You don't have to be a ~ scientist ( = very clever ) to do this job.

▪ science ( often humorous )

Come on, it's not ~ science.

2 weapon

ADJECTIVE

▪ long-range

▪ anti-aircraft , anti-tank

▪ artillery

▪ guided , unguided

▪ conventional , nuclear

VERB + ROCKET

▪ fire , shoot

ROCKET + VERB

▪ explode

▪ hit sth , strike sth

▪ fire , launch

ROCKET + NOUN

▪ attack

▪ launcher , pod

▪ artillery

II.

verb

Rocket is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ rate , ↑ rating , ↑ sale

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .