rocket ship
noun Date: 1927 a rocket-propelled spaceship

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  • rocket ship — n. SPACESHIP …   English World dictionary

  • rocket ship — noun 1. : a rocket propelled ship 2. : a small warship equipped with rocket launchers 3. : a rocket propelled craft capable of navigation beyond the earth s atmosphere * * * a rocket propelled aircraft or spacecraft. [1925 30] * * * rocket ship,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rocket ship — noun a) A spacecraft propelled by a rocket engine. At about 3 P.M., the four bomb vessels and rocket ship weighed, and stood further in; the latter, to give effect to her rockets, much nearer than the others. b) A ship armed with rockets. And… …   Wiktionary

  • rocket ship — rock′et ship n. ars rkt a rocket propelled aircraft or spacecraft • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • rocket ship — see the Usage Note for ship * * * see the Usage Note for ship …   Combinatory dictionary

  • rocket ship — a rocket propelled aircraft or spacecraft. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Rocket Ranger — Infobox VG| title = Rocket Ranger developer = Cinemaware publisher = Cinemaware released = 1988 genre = Action game modes = Single player platforms = Amiga, MS DOS, Commodore 64, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, NES Rocket Ranger is a 1988 action adventure… …   Wikipedia

  • rocket — {{11}}rocket (n.1) garden plant of the cabbage family, 1520s, from M.Fr. roquette, from It. rochetta, dim. of ruca a kind of cabbage, from L. eruca colewort, perhaps lit. hairy caterpillar (the plant has downy stems) and related to ericus… …   Etymology dictionary

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