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English noun: rocket

1. rocket (artifact) any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine


Synonymsprojectile


Broader (hypernym)vehicle


Narrower (hyponym)missile, multistage rocket, research rocket, step rocket, test instrument vehicle, test rocket


Part holonymrocket, rocket engine

2. rocket (artifact) a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion


Synonymsrocket engine


Broader (hypernym)jet engine


Narrower (hyponym)booster, booster rocket, booster unit, nuclear rocket, retrorocket, space rocket, takeoff booster, takeoff rocket, thruster


Part meronymprojectile, rocket

3. rocket (plant) erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender


Synonymsarugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa, garden rocket, rocket salad, roquette


Broader (hypernym)herb, herbaceous plant


Member meronymEruca, genus Eruca

4. rocket (communication) propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon


Synonymsskyrocket


Broader (hypernym)visual signal

5. rocket (artifact) sends a firework display high into the sky


Synonymsskyrocket


Broader (hypernym)firework, pyrotechnic


English verb: rocket

1. rocket (motion) shoot up abruptly, like a rocket


SamplesPrices skyrocketed.


Synonymsskyrocket


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise, uprise

2. rocket (contact) propel with a rocket


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)impel, propel









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