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SPACE SHUTTLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does space shuttle mean? 

SPACE SHUTTLE (noun)
  The noun SPACE SHUTTLE has 1 sense:

1. a reusable spacecraft with wings for a controlled descent through the Earth's atmosphere

  Familiarity information: SPACE SHUTTLE used as a noun is very rare.


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SPACE SHUTTLE (noun)


Sense 1space shuttle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A reusable spacecraft with wings for a controlled descent through the Earth's atmosphere

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("space shuttle" is a kind of...):

ballistic capsule; space vehicle; spacecraft (a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun)


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