(n.) = rocketry. Ex: The point being that these systems are very much in their infancy and have a long way to go before they reach the comparable sophistication of space probes and reusable rocketry. (n.) = fireworks ; rocket. Ex: This article gives examples of unusual forms of library promotion -- rallies, comedy competitions, fun runs, fireworks. Ex: The fighter pilot said he was ordered to fire a full salvo of rockets at the UFO moving erratically over the North Sea. ---- * cohete espacial = space rocket. * cohete lanzadera = launch rocket. * cohetes = rocketry. * ir como un cohete = zip ; bucket. * lanzador de cohetes = rocket launcher. * no estar/ser (como) para tirar cohetes = be nothing to write home (to mom) about. * no esta/ser para tirar cohetes = be no great shakes. * no estar/ser para tirar cohetes = be nothing to shout about ; be not much cop. * pasar como un cohete = whiz(z) ; streak ; zip + past ; whiz(z) by ; fly by ; fly + past. * salir disparado como un cohete = shoot off ; fly off ; dart out (of).