Definitions for skyrocketˈskaɪˌrɒk ɪt

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  1. rocket, skyrocket(noun)

    propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon

  2. skyrocket, rocket(verb)

    sends a firework display high into the sky

  3. rocket, skyrocket(verb)

    shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

    "prices skyrocketed"

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  1. skyrocket(v. i.)

    To rise rapidly; -- usually used figuratively, as of prices.

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  1. skyrocket(Noun)

    a type of firework that uses a solid rocket motor to rise quickly into the sky where it emits a variety of effects such as stars, bangs, crackles, etc.

  2. skyrocket(Noun)

    a rebuke, a scolding.

  3. skyrocket(Noun)

    pocket.

  4. skyrocket(Verb)

    To increase suddenly and extremely; to shoot up; to surge or spike.

    The shortage caused prices to skyrocket.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Skyrocket(noun)

    a rocket that ascends high and burns as it flies; a species of fireworks

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  1. Skyrocket

    A skyrocket is a type of firework that uses a solid rocket motor to rise quickly into the sky. At the apex of its ascent, it is usual for a variety of effects to be emitted. Sky rockets use various stabilisation techniques to ensure the flight follows a predictable course, often a long stick attached to the side of the motor, but also including spin-stabilisation or fins.


Translations for skyrocket

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  • vyletět nahoruCzech
  • explodieren, hochschnellen, Feuerwerksrakete, emporschnellenGerman
  • ilotulitusraketti, tykitys, täyslaidallinenFinnish
  • grimper en flèche, volée de bois vert, fusée d'artifice, Scud, monter en flèche, exploserFrench
  • eldflaug, rakettaIcelandic
  • razzoItalian
  • 暴騰, ロケット花火, 狼煙, 急騰Japanese
  • ir às alturas, elevar-se às alturasPortuguese
  • взлетать, взмыть, сигнальная ракета, взмывать, подскочить, подскакивать, взлететьRussian
  • одлетети у небеса, odletjeti u nebesa, одлетјети у небеса, odleteti u nebesaSerbo-Croatian
  • stiga våldsamt, skjuta i höjdenSwedish

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