rocketry
noun Date: 1930 the study of, experimentation with, or use of rockets

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rocketry — 1930, from ROCKET (Cf. rocket) (n.2) + RY (Cf. ry) …   Etymology dictionary

  • rocketry — ► NOUN ▪ the branch of science and technology concerned with rockets …   English terms dictionary

  • rocketry — [räk′ə trē] n. 1. the science of designing, building, and launching rockets 2. rockets collectively …   English World dictionary

  • rocketry — /rok i tree/, n. the science of rocket design, development, and flight. [1925 30; ROCKET1 + RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • rocketry — noun The making and launching of rockets, its science and practice …   Wiktionary

  • rocketry — Synonyms and related words: aerial photography, aeroballistics, aerodynamics, aerogeology, aerography, aerology, aeromechanics, aeromedicine, aerometry, aeronautical meteorology, aerophotography, aerophysics, aeroscopy, aerospace medicine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rocketry — rock·et·ry || rÉ‘kɪtrɪ / rÉ’ n. science of building and launching rockets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rocketry — noun the branch of science and technology concerned with rockets …   English new terms dictionary

  • rocketry — rock·et·ry …   English syllables

  • rocketry — rock•et•ry [[t]ˈrɒk ɪ tri[/t]] n. rkt the science of rocket design, development, and flight • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

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