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A rocket that uses water as a propellant, which is forced out of the rocket by compressed gas (typically compressed air)
a cruciferous plant (Nasturtium sylvestre) with small yellow flowers
a kind of firework to be discharged in the water
A water rocket is a type of model rocket using water as its reaction mass. The pressure vessel—the engine of the rocket—is usually a used plastic soft drink bottle. The water is forced out by a pressurized gas, typically compressed air. It is an example of Newton's third law of motion.
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