In slang|lang=en terms the difference between dog and rocket
is that dog
is (slang) a man (derived from definition 2) while rocket
is (slang) an ace (the playing card).
As nouns the difference between dog and rocket
is that dog
is a mammal, canis lupus familiaris
, that has been domesticated for thousands of years, of highly variable appearance due to human breeding while rocket
is a rocket engine or rocket
can be the leaf vegetable eruca sativa'' or ''eruca vesicaria
As verbs the difference between dog and rocket
is that dog
is to pursue with the intent to catch while rocket
is to accelerate swiftly and powerfully.
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From (etyl) rocchetta, from (etyl) . More at .
A rocket engine.
(military) A non-guided missile propelled by a rocket engine.
A vehicle propelled by a rocket engine.
A rocket propelled firework, a skyrocket
(slang) An ace (the playing card).
An angry communication (such as a letter or telegram) to a subordinate.
* 1980 , David Schoenbrun, Soldiers of the Night: The Story of , Dutton, ISBN 9780525206637, page 203,
A blunt lance head used in jousting.
- While [Colonel Robert] Solborg and [Jacques] Lemaigre[-Dubreuil] were dreaming of revolts, had learned of Solborg’s insubordination and meddling. He sent him a “rocket ” ordering him out of North Africa and back to Lisbon at once. Solborg flew to Lisbon and then on to Washington to face out his problem with Donovan.
* chemical rocket
* Congreve rocket
* hybrid rocket
* liquid rocket
* nuclear rocket
* rocket belt
* rocket car
* rocket launcher
* rocket plane
* rocket science
* rocket ship
* rocket stage
* snot rocket
* solid rocket
* space rocket
* thermal rocket
* water rocket
* Watkins, Calvert (2000). The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots'' 2nd edn., p. ,72, s.v. ''ruk- . Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ISBN 978-0-618-08250-6.
* Weisenberg, Michael (2000).
The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523.
To accelerate swiftly and powerfully
To fly vertically
To rise or soar rapidly
To carry something in a rocket
To attack something with rockets
(etyl) roquette, (etyl) ruchetta, diminutive of ruca, (etyl) eruca. Cognate to (arugula).
The leaf vegetable Eruca sativa'' or ''Eruca vesicaria .
* (US) arugula
* rocket salad