rocket science


noun

something requiring great intelligence, especially mathematical ability.

Nearby words

  1. rocket engine,
  2. rocket gun,
  3. rocket launcher,
  4. rocket propulsion,
  5. rocket salad,
  6. rocket scientist,
  7. rocket ship,
  8. rocket sled,
  9. rocket-propelled,
  10. rocketeer

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British Dictionary definitions for rocket science

rocket science

noun

informal an activity requiring considerable intelligence and ability (esp in the phrase not exactly rocket science)
Derived Formsrocket scientist, noun

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