Translation of "rocket" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] (DEVICE) 装置 uk us /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ US  /ˈrɑː.kɪt/

a large cylindrical object which moves very fast by forcing out burning gases, and which is used for space travel or as a weapon

They launched a rocket to the planet Venus. 他们向金星发射了一枚火箭。
The rebels were firing anti-tank rockets. 叛军在发射反坦克火箭弹。

(also skyrocket) a type of firework that flies up into the air before exploding


(Translation of “rocket noun (DEVICE)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)