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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.

Usage examples (36)
  • We watched the rocket shoot into the air until it was out of sight.
  • A rocket propelled grenade launcher can use the term rocket, because it has a conventional rocket propellant system behind the charge.
  • After all, a rocket is a rocket, no matter how small.
  • This rocket is already extant and has a flight history. for more
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