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rocket ship

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noun
  1. a rocket-propelled aircraft or spacecraft.
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Origin of rocket ship

First recorded in 1925–30
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for rocket ship

spaceship

Examples from the Web for rocket ship

Historical Examples of rocket ship

  • He flung open the outer door of the rocket-ship, and Sylva went to him.

    Invasion

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • From here they could see beneath the bows of the rocket-ship.

    Invasion

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • They had been carried into the rocket-ship fourteen hours and more before.

    Invasion

    William Fitzgerald Jenkins

  • The three leaders reached the first rocket-ship, and their green beams shot out.

    When the Sleepers Woke

    Arthur Leo Zagat

  • But I was particularly interested in the munitions plants and the rocket-ship shops.

    Armageddon--2419 A.D.

    Philip Francis Nowlan