rocketry

[ rok-i-tree ]
/ ˈrɒk ɪ tri /

noun

the science of rocket design, development, and flight.

Origin of rocketry

First recorded in 1925–30; rocket1 + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for rocketry

rocketry

/ (ˈrɒkɪtrɪ) /

noun

the science and technology of the design, operation, maintenance, and launching of rockets
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Word Origin and History for rocketry

rocketry


n.

1930, from rocket (n.2) + -ry.

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