space shuttle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “space shuttle” in the English Dictionary

"space shuttle" in British English

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space shuttlenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​vehicle in which ​peopletravel into ​space and back again, sometimes ​carrying a satellite or other ​equipment into orbit (= a ​curvedpath through ​space)
(Definition of space shuttle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"space shuttle" in American English

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space shuttlenoun [C]

 us   /speɪs ˌʃʌt·əl/
a ​vehicle that ​takespeople into space and comes back to Earth again
(Definition of space shuttle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “space shuttle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 航天飞机…
in Turkish uzay mekiği…
in Russian космический корабль многоразового использования…
in Chinese (Traditional) 太空梭…
in Polish prom kosmiczny…
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