Translation of "rocket" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ us /ˈrɑː.kɪt/

rocket noun (DEVICE)

B2 [ C ] a large cylinder-shaped object that moves very fast by forcing out burning gases, used for space travel or as a weapon

They launched a rocket to the planet Venus. 他們向金星發射了一枚火箭。
The rebels were firing anti-tank rockets. 叛軍在發射反坦克火箭彈。

[ C ] also skyrocket a type of firework that flies up into the air before exploding


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rocket noun (PLANT)

[ U ] UK US arugula a plant whose long green leaves are used in salads


rocketverb [ I often + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ us /ˈrɑː.kɪt/ also skyrocket informal

to rise extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success

House prices in the north are rocketing (up). 北部的房價正在飛漲。
Their team rocketed to the top of the League. 他們的球隊一舉成為聯賽的頂尖強隊。
Sharon Stone rocketed to fame in the film "Basic Instinct". 莎朗.史東憑藉《本能》一片一舉成名。

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