Translation of "rocket" - English-German dictionary

rocket

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.

die Rakete

a spacecraft launched in this way

die Rakete
The Americans have sent a rocket to Mars.

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