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An engine, as a jet or rocket engine, that generates thrust by the reaction to an ejected stream of hot exhaust gases, ions, etc.
A spacecraft, missile, probe, etc. propelled by a rocket
A rocket engine, specif. one having a solid propellant formed into a long, hollow cylinder: the cylinder serves as the combustion chamber when the propellant is ignited
An aircraft powered by an engine or engines of this type.
Find another word for rocket-engine. In this page you can discover 4 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rocket-engine, like: reaction-engine, rocket, rocket-motor and turbojet.