white rocket

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white rocket from Mediterranean region; a naturalized weed throughout southern Europe
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Usage

In literature:

Then stillness again, while Death counts his harvest; the white rockets grow fainter and less hysterical.
"Carry On" by Coningsby Dawson
The first night (a Monday) he gave a modest display, red and white rockets bursting into green stars every five minutes.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 23, 1917" by Various
The burning trees in the departing ship's rocket-trail sent up a column of white which remaining flames illuminated.
"Operation: Outer Space" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Its landing-rockets spouted white-hot flame and fumes more thick and coiling than even the smoke of the bombs.
"Space Tug" by Murray Leinster
Presently a rocket flung a rain of white stars across the black curtain of the sky.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
She showed two red rockets followed by a white one.
"The Stowaway Girl" by Louis Tracy
He found her at last by the herbacious border, keeping touch with the flight of a sphinx-head moth along the tall white rockets of phlox.
"The Lovely Lady" by Mary Austin
Four electric lamps in a row, which flash red and white in various combinations, colored fires, bombs and rockets, also make night signals.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
The rocket towered, winged and monstrously checkered in white and orange, against the first flickerings of the false dawn.
"The Hills of Home" by Alfred Coppel
A rocket sailed into the air and burst in a point of greenish white light, dazzling in its brilliancy, even in the full light of day.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
Again his fingers strayed to the rows of white keys and the rocket tubes shrieked in response to his pressure.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science July 1930" by Various
Iberis coronaria, White Rocket.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
A red rocket means that the navy is to fire, a green to continue firing, and a white one means that we've won.
"Trenching at Gallipoli" by John Gallishaw
From the park the vague, dreamy fragrance of the fading white rocket was wafted into the room.
"'Gloria Victis!'" by Ossip Schubin
Just as we were wondering if our next breath would be flame or air, the leaders of the white chariot horses leaped into the air like rockets.
"Sawdust & Spangles" by W. C. Coup
With a rush of noise the rocket passes upward and bursts into a cluster of liquid-white stars.
"'Green Balls'" by Paul Bewsher
The flying crests of the outer waves came rocketing over in wild white splashes.
"Maid of the Mist" by John Oxenham
Soon it is lustrous white and then, in perishing, sends up a swift succession of giant rockets.
"Spanish Highways and Byways" by Katharine Lee Bates
Both these "Rockets" were white-bodied coaches.
"The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries" by Charles G. Harper
At midnight three rockets, emitting a brilliant white light, sprang into the heavens to the south of the city.
"Military Career of Napoleon the Great" by Montgomery B. Gibbs
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In news:

Rockets fining White each day he stays away.
Royce White is one of three first round draft choices the Houston Rockets took.
A towering white rocket blasted off from.
The Rockets draft Jeremy Lamb, Royce White and Terrence Jones, with the 12th, 16th and 18th picks, respectively.
Rockets players say White's absence isn't a distraction.
Houston Rockets power forward Royce White against the New Orleans Hornets during the first half of a preseason game at the New Orleans Arena.
The White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea's successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a "highly provocative act " that threatens regional security.
Rockets to meet with White about his anxiety disorder.
Ava White Academy rocket day.
The White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea's successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a "highly provocative act" that threatens regional security.
T he White House on Tuesday condemned North Korea's successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a "highly provocative act" that threatens regional security.
The White House was quick to condemn North Korea's successful launch of a long-range rocket, calling it a "highly provocative act" that threatens regional security.
Robots, rockets and cannons took over the State Dining Room as President Obama checked out the projects of 100 kids from around the country at the White House Science Fair.
Patience , not fines, will be key for Rockets, White.
Rockets show sloppy handling with White situation.
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In science:

VAULT-II was flown on June 14, 2002 from White Sands Missile Range onboard a Black Brant sounding rocket.
The Structure and Dynamics of the Upper Chromosphere and Lower Transition Region as Revealed by the Subarcsecond VAULT Observations
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