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rocket science

something requiring great intelligence, especially mathematical ability. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for rocket science
  • Good teaching does not require knowledge of rocket science.
  • Taking on more debt to pay off some other debt is not exactly rocket science.
  • In terms of wines that work better inflight it aint rocket science.
  • The allusion to rocket science is, unfortunately, apt.
  • Bring in the biological questions and the complexity goes way beyond rocket science.
  • Its not rocket science, and the explanation of why is quite easy.
  • Not rocket science to put two and two together to make four instead of five.
  • It's not rocket science: evolution is more than the product of chance.
  • It's not rocket science, it's a lot of fun, it's a great creative outlet.
  • But looking down a microscope at banded chromosomes is not rocket science.
British Dictionary definitions for rocket science

rocket science

(informal) an activity requiring considerable intelligence and ability (esp in the phrase not exactly rocket science)
Derived Forms
rocket scientist, noun
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