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- (uncountable) the science or study of rockets and their design
- (uncountable, idiomatic) anything overly complex, detailed or confusing
- It's not rocket science. Just screw in the bulb and flip the switch.
anything overly complex (idiomatic)
- This phrase is usually used in a negative comparison, as in the example above (not rocket science) to show that something is (or should be) simple, straightforward, or obvious.