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rocket

US [ˈrɒkɪt]
UK [ˈrɒkɪt]
  • n.火箭弹;【科技】火箭;火箭式投射武器;火箭式焰火
  • v.发射火箭;〈非正式〉迅速地移动;飙升;骤增
  • Web火箭发动机;芝麻菜;火箭系列
Plural Form:rockets  Present Participle:rocketing  Past Tense:rocketed  
rocket
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n.
1.
[c]
火箭a spacecraft in the shape of a tube that is driven by a stream of gases let out behind it when fuel is burned inside
a space rocket
太空火箭
The rocket was launched in 2007.
这枚火箭发射于 2007 年。
The idea took off like a rocket(= it immediately became popular) .
这种思想立即风靡一时。
2.
[c]
火箭武器;火箭(弹)a missile (= a weapon that travels through the air) that carries a bomb and is driven by a stream of burning gases
a rocket attack
火箭攻击
3.
[c]
焰火;烟花a firework that goes high into the air and then explodes with coloured lights
4.
[u]
大蒜芥;芝麻菜;紫花南芥a plant with long green leaves that have a strong flavour and are eaten raw in salads
IDM
to give sb a rocket|to get a rocket
(informal)
(受到)痛骂,斥责to speak angrily to sb because they have done sth wrong; to be spoken to angrily for this reason
v.
1.
[i]
(+ adv./prep.)
快速增长;猛增to increase very quickly and suddenly
rocketing prices
飞涨的价格
Unemployment has rocketed up again.
失业人数再次猛增。
The total has rocketed from 376 to 532.
总数从 376 猛增到 532。
2.
[i]
+ adv./prep.
迅速移动to move very fast
The car rocketed out of a side street.
汽车从一条小路上嗖的一下开了出来。
3.
(使)迅速成功,迅速提高地位to achieve or to make sb/sth achieve a successful position very quickly
The band rocketed to stardom with their first single.
这支乐队的第一首单曲使他们一举成名。
4.
[t]
~ sth
用火箭弹攻击to attack a place with rockets

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