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1. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.

Synonyms

  • test instrument vehicle
  • vehicle
  • multistage rocket
  • missile
  • projectile
  • research rocket
  • step rocket
  • test rocket

Antonyms

  • turn in
  • descend
  • recede
  • go

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

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Example sentences of the word rocket-fuel


1. Noun Phrase
Liquid hydrogen is used as rocket fuel.

2. Noun Phrase
This is also the main reaction in sugar rocket fuel.

2. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.

Synonyms

  • takeoff rocket
  • thruster
  • booster
  • space rocket
  • projectile
  • booster unit
  • takeoff booster
  • jet engine
  • nuclear rocket
  • retrorocket
  • rocket engine

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • set
  • sit down
  • lie down

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

3. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] sends a firework display high into the sky.

Synonyms

  • skyrocket
  • pyrotechnic

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • stay

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

4. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.

Synonyms

  • visual signal

Antonyms

  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

5. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • rocket salad
  • garden rocket
  • roquette
  • Eruca sativa
  • arugula
  • Eruca
  • genus Eruca
  • Eruca vesicaria sativa

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • begin
  • high explosive
  • ordinary

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

6. rocket

verb. ['ˈrɑːkət'] propel with a rocket.

Synonyms

  • impel

Antonyms

  • slow up
  • lessen

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

7. rocket

verb. ['ˈrɑːkət'] shoot up abruptly, like a rocket.

Synonyms

  • uprise
  • go up
  • come up
  • move up
  • rise
  • arise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • decrescendo
  • weaken
  • slacken off
  • slack off

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

8. fuel

noun. ['ˈfjuːəl, ˈfjuːl'] a substance that can be consumed to produce energy.

Synonyms

  • gasoline
  • firewood
  • butane
  • lamp oil
  • coal gas
  • methyl alcohol
  • wood coal
  • diesel fuel
  • igniter
  • charcoal
  • coal oil
  • red fire
  • propane
  • biomass
  • heating oil
  • wood alcohol
  • kerosine
  • fuel oil
  • methanol
  • fossil fuel
  • gasohol
  • substance
  • illuminant
  • gas
  • coke
  • ignitor
  • nuclear fuel
  • combustible material
  • lighter
  • gasolene
  • kerosene
  • wood spirit
  • water gas
  • petrol
  • diesel oil
  • combustible

Antonyms

  • hire
  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • fouaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -aille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. fuel

verb. ['ˈfjuːəl, ˈfjuːl'] provide with a combustible substance that provides energy.

Synonyms

  • bunker
  • gas up
  • provide
  • render
  • furnish
  • refuel

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • demand

Etymology

  • fouaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -aille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. fuel

verb. ['ˈfjuːəl, ˈfjuːl'] take in fuel, as of a ship.

Synonyms

  • take up
  • refuel

Antonyms

  • noncombustible
  • kern
  • take

Etymology

  • fouaille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • -aille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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