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English definition of “rocket”

rocket

noun [C]  /ˈrɑk·ɪt/ us  

rocket

verb [I/T]  /ˈrɑk·ɪt/ us  
to travel by rocket, or to rise, increase, or move very quickly: [T] The astronauts were rocketed into space. [I] A train rocketed by. [I] Anna rocketed to fame in the late 1980s.
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