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rocket propulsion

noun

  1. propulsion of an object by thrust developed by a rocket.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of rocket propulsion1

First recorded in 1925–30

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Example Sentences

It is adopting technology—in rocket propulsion, composite construction, and aerodynamic refinements—already in use elsewhere.

This idea is so plausable that it might be placed in the same catagory as rocket propulsion, which is fact.

I notice in one letter to "The Readers' Corner" a request for a department on rocket propulsion.

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