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ret•ro•rock•et



Pronunciation: (re'trō-rok"it), [key]
n.
a small, auxiliary rocket engine, forming a part of a larger rocket vehicle and having its exhaust nozzle pointed toward the direction of flight, for decelerating the larger rocket, separating one stage from another, etc. Also,ret'ro-rock"et.

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