white rocket

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Noun1.white rocket - from Mediterranean regionwhite rocket - from Mediterranean region; a naturalized weed throughout southern Europe
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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The bright white rocket rose with a roar and spewed thick gray smoke on the ground as it made its way up into clear blue skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida, trailing a long plume of orange fire.
Seedlings of 'White Rocket', 'Rocket Gold', 'Orchid', 'Red Stone' and 'Red Rocket' species were transplanted into 12 L pots filled with 1:1 sand: soil mixture at the beginning of March 2011.
North Korea's state news agency carried a still picture of a white rocket, which closely resembled a previously launched rocket, lifting off.
"It was just beautiful seeing this white rocket against the blue sky.
When another four woodcock flushed within five feet of the pup's nose, she yipped sharply and streaked off like a white rocket, stone-deaf to the whistle blasts rending the air after her.
In 2004, the stubby white rocket won the 10 million dollar (pounds 6 million) Ansari X prize after becoming the first privately manned craft to reach space.
But the poet's words -- " Come away, O human child, to the waters and the wild/ with a faery hand in hand, for the world's more full of weeping than you can understand" -- kept coming back as the Irish band, White Rocket, played soulful jazz at the India Islamic Cultural Centre on Thursday night.
McGee pushed another White rocket behind for a corner, but then against the run of play Queens pulled a goal back.
NAPA, CA -- Renowned vintners Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke have founded the White Rocket Wine Company.
The tall, white rocket, which was plastered with the logos of big-name sponsors such as the Discovery Channel and Microsoft, accelerated to a speed of 600mph in under five seconds.
''Falcon 9 is on its way,'' a SpaceX commentator said as the white rocket surged skyward over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 4:30 p.m.

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