solid rocket

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

solid [fuel] + rocket.

NounEdit

solid rocket (plural solid rockets)

  1. A rocket engine that uses a solid propellant that, when combusted, generates gases which are used for rocket propulsion.
  2. A rocket that uses such an engine

SynonymsEdit

  • (rocket engine): solid rocket engine , solid-fueled rocket engine
  • (rocket): solid-fueled rocket

Related termsEdit

  • hybrid rocket / hybrid rocket engine
  • liquid rocket / liquid rocket engine / liquid-fueled rocket / liquid-fueled rocket engine / liquid fuel rocket / liquid fuel rocket engine


ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 14 January 2014, at 09:38