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rocket science

noun [U]
 
 
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.
Translations of “rocket science”
in Chinese (Traditional) 火箭科學,火箭學…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火箭科学,火箭学…
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