Translation of "rocket" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

rocket

noun uk /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ us /ˈrɑː.kɪt/
DEVICE 裝置

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

火箭;火箭引擎;火箭彈
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

焰火;煙花;火箭式空中大煙火
PLANT 植物

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

芝麻菜;紫花南芥
verb [ I often + adv/prep ] uk /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ us /ˈrɑː.kɪt/ also skyrocket informal

to rise extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success

迅速上升;迅速成功,一舉成功
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)