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rocket sciencenoun [U]

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TRANSPORT the scientific ​study of rockets: The ​technology encompasses ​rocketscience and jet ​engines.
(it's) not rocket science informal used to say that you do not ​think that something is very difficult to do or to understand: Choosing the best ​pensionprovider is not ​rocketscience.
(Definition of rocket science from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rocket science”
in Chinese (Simplified) 火箭科学,火箭学…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火箭科學,火箭學…
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