Rocket-salad



noun
1.
rocket2 (def 2).
noun
1.
any of various plants belonging to the genus Hesperis, of the mustard family, and related genera.
Compare dame’s rocket.
2.
Also called rocket salad, roquette. the arugula plant, used in salads.
3.
a noxious weed, Barbarea vulgaris, of the U.S., having lobed leaves and clusters of small, yellow flowers.
noun
1.
a self-propelling device, esp a cylinder containing a mixture of solid explosives, used as a firework, distress signal, line carrier, etc
2.

any vehicle propelled by a rocket engine, esp one used to carry a warhead, spacecraft, etc
(as modifier): rocket propulsion, rocket launcher

3.
(Brit & NZ, informal) a severe reprimand (esp in the phrase get a rocket)
verb -ets, -eting, -eted
4.
(transitive) to propel (a missile, spacecraft, etc) by means of a rocket
5.
(intransitive; foll by off, away, etc) to move off at high speed
6.
(intransitive) to rise rapidly: he rocketed to the top
noun
1.
Also called arugula. a Mediterranean plant, Eruca sativa, having yellowish-white flowers and leaves used as a salad: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2.
any of several plants of the related genus Sisymbrium, esp S. irio (London rocket), which grow on waste ground and have pale yellow flowers
3.
yellow rocket, any of several yellow-flowered plants of the related genus Barbarea, esp B. vulgaris
4.
sea rocket, any of several plants of the related genus Cakile, esp C. maritima, which grow along the seashores of Europe and North America and have mauve, pink, or white flowers
5.
dame’s rocket, another name for dame’s violet
rocket
(rŏk’ĭt)
A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
rocket

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