rocket propulsion


propulsion of an object by thrust developed by a rocket.

Nearby words

  1. rocket airplane,
  2. rocket bomb,
  3. rocket engine,
  4. rocket gun,
  5. rocket launcher,
  6. rocket salad,
  7. rocket science,
  8. rocket scientist,
  9. rocket ship,
  10. rocket sled

Origin of rocket propulsion

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019