rocket

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (engine)
a. el cohete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Just one rocket will provide enough energy for the spaceship to get off the ground.Un solo cohete producirá suficiente energía para que la nave espacial despegue.
The fireworks maker carefully put the rockets away.El artesano pirotécnico guardó los cohetes con mucho cuidado.
2. (military)
a. el cohete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Only one of the four rockets we launched hit the enemy fighter.Solo uno de los cuatro cohetes que lanzamos alcanzó el caza enemigo.
b. el misil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A rocket hit the frigate, but it was a dud and didn't explode.Un misil alcanzó la fragata, pero era defectuoso y no explotó.
3. (spacecraft)
a. el cohete espacial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The rocket will take off from Cape Canaveral at 4 pm.El cohete espacial despegará a las 4 pm de Cabo Cañaveral.
4. (firework)
a. el cohete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You can't buy firecrackers or rockets in this state.No se permite comprar petardos o cohetes en este estado.
5. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la oruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This sandwich has raw salmon, cheese, and rocket leaves.Este sándwich tiene salmón crudo, queso y hojas de oruga.
b. la rúcula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
What's in the salad? - Green apples, hearts of palm tree, and rocket.¿De qué es la ensalada? - De manzanas verdes, palmitos y rúcula.
6. (botany) (United Kingdom)
a. la oruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm growing rocket plants in the pots on my balcony.Estoy cultivando plantas de oruga en las macetas del balcón,
b. la rúcula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I planted basil and rocket seeds in my backyard.Planté semillas de albahaca y de rúcula en mi jardín.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to move fast)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A motorbike rocketed past our car.Una moto nos pasó rápido como una bala.
A thunder roared and the dog rocketed into the house.Sonó un trueno y el perro entró a la casa como un misil.
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rocket
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cohete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
to give somebody a rocketechar una regañina or
3. (colloquial)
a.
it isn't rocket scienceno se trata de descubrir América
rocket launcherlanzacohetes m inv
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (prices)
a. dispararse
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rocket [ˈrɒkɪt]
noun
1 (Mil) cohete (m); (space rocket) cohete (m) espacial
2 (firework) cohete (m)
3 (Britain)
to get a rocket from sb recibir una peluca de algn; to give sb a rocket (for the mistake) echar un rapapolvo a algn (por el error)
intransitive verb
to rocket upwards subir como un cohete; to rocket to the moon ir en cohete a la luna; to rocket to fame ascender vertiginosamente a la fama; prices have rocketed los precios han subido vertiginosamente
transitive verb
(Mil) atacar con cohetes
modifier
rocket attack (n) ataque (m) con cohetes
rocket launcher (n) lanzacohetes (m)
rocket propulsion (n) propulsión (f) a cohete
rocket range (n) base (f) de lanzamiento de cohetes
rocket science (n) astronáutica (f) (de cohetes)
this isn't rocket science para esto no hay que saber latín
It didn't take long for our people at CBS to learn these techniques. As I'd told Sauter, this isn't rocket science
rocket scientist (n) ingenieroaingeniera (m) (f) astronáuticoaastronáutica;a ingeniera a astronáutica
...German rocket scientists who had perfected the V-l and V-2 bombs
it doesn't take a rocket scientist to ... no hace falta ser una lumbrera para ...
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to work that one out
rocket [ˈrɒkɪt]
noun
(Bot) oruga (f)
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