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rocket

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noun
1 (also rocket engine) noun AERO device producing thrustroicéad masc1
modifierroicéidrocket fuel breosla roicéid
2 noun AERO weapon or space vehicleroicéad masc1rocket launcher teilgeoir roicéad
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3 noun fireworkroicéad masc1 4 noun SPOR sth very fastroicéad masc1she hit a rocket into the goal chuir sí roicéad isteach sa chúl, chuir sí an pheil sa chúl ina tintreach 5 (also salad rocket) noun FOOD, BOT plantruachán masc
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6 verb MIL attack with missiles TRANSITIVEionsaigh le roicéadionsaí roicéid a dhéanamh arthe headquarters were rocketed rinneadh ionsaí roicéid ar an gceanncheathrú 7 verb move very fast INTRANSITIVEtéigh go han-tapatar ar nós na gaoitheimigh de sciotánthe dog rocketed out the gate tháinig an madra amach an geata de sciotán, ba gheall le hurchar as gunna an madra ag teacht amach an geata 8 verb increase very fast INTRANSITIVEardaigh as cuimseardaigh go tobannprices are rocketing out of control tá praghsanna ag ardú go han-tobann, tá praghsanna imithe ó smacht ar fad, tá ardú as miosúr ar phraghsanna 9 verb (cause to) move up in status
INTRANSITIVEshe rocketed to fame as a novelist tháinig cáil thar oíche uirthi mar úrscéalaímy book rocketed to the top of the best-seller list bhain mo leabhar barr an liosta sárdhíola amach go han-tobann
TRANSITIVEhis photographs rocketed him to fame tharraing a chuid grianghraf clú thar oíche air