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rocket

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrɒkɪt/
a large cylindrical object that moves very fast by forcing out burning gases, and that is used for space travel or as a weapon: launch/fire a rocket
Translations of “rocket”
in Arabic صاروخ…
in Korean 로켓…
in Malaysian roket, kapal angkasa…
in French fusée, roquette…
in Turkish roket, füze, bomba…
in Italian razzo, missile…
in Chinese (Traditional) 裝置, 火箭, 火箭引擎…
in Russian ракета, реактивный снаряд…
in Polish rakieta…
in Vietnamese pháo hoa, pháo sáng, tên lửa…
in Spanish cohete…
in Portuguese foguete…
in Thai จรวด, พลุ, ยานอวกาศ…
in German die Rakete…
in Catalan coet…
in Japanese ロケット…
in Indonesian roket, pesawat antariksa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 装置, 火箭, 火箭发动机…
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