a person who discharges, rides in, or pilots a rocket.
a technician or scientist whose work pertains to rocketry.
an engineer or scientist concerned with the design, operation, or launching of rockets
noun 1. a reaction engine that produces a thrust due to an exhaust consisting entirely of material, as oxidizer, fuel, and inert matter, that has been carried with the engine in the vehicle it propels, none of the propellant being derived from the medium through which the vehicle moves. rocket engine noun 1. a reaction […]
noun 1. any weapon that uses a rocket as a projectile, as a rocket launcher or bazooka.
noun, Military. 1. a tube attached to a weapon for the launching of rockets. 2. a vehicle equipped with many such tubes for the simultaneous firing of rockets.
[rok-it-pruh-peld] /ˈrɒk ɪt prəˌpɛld/ adjective 1. using rocket power as the chief motive force.