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rocket motor

noun as in jet engine

noun as in rocket engine

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Example Sentences

The power delivered by the rocket motor was uneven and tricky to control.

The program is burning through money as fast as the rocket motor burns through fuel.

These were the electronic nerves of the great pumps that would force fuel into the rocket motor.

The gimbaled rocket motor swung slightly to one side and the rocket's trajectory flattened.

When the ill-fated Hadley had first constructed the rocket motor which bears his name it was Jim Carpenter who made it practical.

At last I tried the rocket motor, very gently, to check my fall.

The baffles set up eddies in the gas stream and produced exactly the effect of a rocket motor's throat.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rocket motor, such as: fanjet, pulsejet, ramjet, reaction engine, rocket, and turbofan.

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