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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

skyrocket \sky"rock'et\ (sk[imac]"r[o^]k'[e^]t), noun A rocket that ascends high and burns as it flies; a species of fireworks.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

skyrocket \sky"rock'et\ (sk[imac]"r[o^]k'[e^]t), verb (used without an object) To rise rapidly; -- usually used figuratively, as of prices. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon [syn: {rocket}, {skyrocket}]

2: sends a firework display high into the sky [syn: {skyrocket}, {rocket}]


1: shoot up abruptly, like a rocket; "prices skyrocketed" [syn: {rocket}, {skyrocket}]

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