Part of speech: noun

A firework sent upward by gases produced as it burns.

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Usage examples "rocket":

  1. " We'll need some rocket fuel. - "Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet", Harold Leland Goodwin.
  2. All this time my mind was pre- occupied by the extraordinary appearance of the rocket, rising from the neighborhood of a lonely little village between midnight and one in the morning. - "The Guilty River", Wilkie Collins.
  3. Hurriedly he put the small rocket in at a slight angle. - "The Flying Stingaree", Harold Leland Goodwin.