rocket science Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “rocket science” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of rocket science from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rocket science" in Business English

See all translations

rocket sciencenoun [U]

uk   us  
TRANSPORT the scientific study of rockets: The technology encompasses rocket science 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 pension provider is not rocket science.
(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…
What is the pronunciation of rocket science?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“rocket science” in British English

“rocket science” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More