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rocket science

n.
1. Rocketry.
2. Informal An endeavor requiring great intelligence or technical ability.
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rocket science

n
informal an activity requiring considerable intelligence and ability (esp in the phrase not exactly rocket science)
rocket scientist n
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rock′et sci`ence


n.
2. something requiring great intelligence, esp. mathematical ability.
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