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German translation of “rocket”

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.
(Definition of rocket from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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