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rocket sled

noun
1.
a sled propelled along a long track by rocket engines, for testing the effects of high rates of acceleration and deceleration.
Origin of rocket sled
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55
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  • Alas, she was thrown onto the rocket sled of celebrity and has ridden to heights never before seen.

    Don't Run Sarah! Mark McKinnon November 24, 2010

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