Definition of Rockets. Meaning of Rockets. Synonyms of Rockets

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Rockets. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Rockets and, of course, Rockets synonyms and on the right images related to the word Rockets.

Definition of Rockets

Rocket
Rocket Rock"et, n. [It. rocchetta, fr. rocca a distaff, of German origin. Named from the resemblance in shape to a distaff. See Rock a distaff.] 1. An artificial firework consisting of a cylindrical case of paper or metal filled with a composition of combustible ingredients, as niter, charcoal, and sulphur, and fastened to a guiding stick. The rocket is projected through the air by the force arising from the expansion of the gases liberated by combustion of the composition. Rockets are used as projectiles for various purposes, for signals, and also for pyrotechnic display. 2. A blunt lance head used in the joust.
Rocket
Rocket Rock"et, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rocketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Rocketing.] (Sporting) To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective. [Eng.] An old cock pheasant came rocketing over me. --H. R. Haggard.

Meaning of Rockets from wikipedia

- work in the vacuum of space. In fact, rockets work more efficiently in space than in an atmosphere. Multistage rockets are capable of attaining escape velocity...
- Houston. The Rockets have won two NBA championships and four Western Conference titles. The team was established in 1967 as the San Diego Rockets, an expansion...
- PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. Rockets Rockets Rockets is set in a 2D world where the player controls a rocket while attacking and being attacked...
- Rockets Galore! is a 1957 British comedy film directed by Michael Relph and starring Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden and Roland Culver. The sequel to Whisky...
- Love and Rockets may refer to: Love and Rockets (comics), a comic book series by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez Love and Rockets (band), an alternative rock...
- Rockets is the debut self-titled studio album by French space rock band Rockets, released in June 1976. It is the only full album by the band to feature...
- what was an uneventful off-season for the Rockets after failing to land Houston native Jimmy Butler, the Rockets acquired star point guard Russell Westbrook...
- Covington joined the Houston Rockets for the 2013 NBA Summer League. On July 15, 2013, he signed a multi-year deal with the Rockets. He spent the majority of...
- (nuclear thermal rocket). Chemical rockets are powered by exothermic reduction-oxidation chemical reactions of the propellant: Solid-fuel rockets (or solid-propellant...
- Mysorean rockets were an Indian military weapon, the first iron-cased rockets successfully deplo**** for military use. The Mysorean army, under Hyder Ali...
Loading...