rocket-plane

rocket airplane

noun
1.
an airplane propelled wholly or mainly by a rocket engine.
2.
a military airplane armed with rockets.
Also called rocket plane.


Origin:
1930–35

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To rocket-plane
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: rocket-motor
Next Definition: rocket-propelled
Words Near: rocket-plane
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for rocket-plane
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing rocket-plane
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature