something requiring great intelligence, especially mathematical ability.
(informal) an activity requiring considerable intelligence and ability (esp in the phrase not exactly rocket science)
noun 1. a specialist in rocketry. 2. an exemplar of keen intelligence, especially mathematical ability. rocket scientist
noun 1. a rocket-propelled aircraft or spacecraft.
noun 1. a sled propelled along a long track by rocket engines, for testing the effects of high rates of acceleration and deceleration.
noun, Meteorology. 1. a telemeter for gathering data on the atmosphere at very high altitudes, carried aloft by rocket and returned to earth by parachute. rocketsonde (rŏk’ĭt-sŏnd’) An instrument transported to the upper atmosphere by rocket, used to study meteorological conditions. A rocketsonde is capable of measuring and transmitting information to altitudes of about 76,000 […]