Translation of "rocket" - English-French dictionary


noun countablerocket /ˈrɒkɪt/
a powerful jet engine that drives a vehicle
fusée feminine

the rockets on the space shuttle
les fusées sur la navette spatiale
a space vehicle or weapon that is driven by a rocket
fusée feminine

to launch a rocket
lancer une fusée
a firework in the shape of a cylinder
fusée feminine

He lit one of the rockets.
Il a allumé une des fusées.

(Translation of “rocket” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈrokit/

a tube containing materials which, when set on fire, give off a jet of gas which drives the tube forward, usually up into the air, used eg as a firework, for signalling, or for launching a spacecraft.

fusée, roquette

a spacecraft launched in this way

The Americans have sent a rocket to Mars.

(Translation of “rocket” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)