Meaning of “space station” in the English Dictionary

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"space station" in British English

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space stationnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈspeɪs ˌsteɪ.ʃən/ us /ˈspeɪs ˌsteɪ.ʃən/

Examples from literature

  • To go outside the space station, you must wear a spacesuit! 
  • When residents of Skylab, an early US space station, returned home, they had grown about three centimeters taller. 
  • Would you prefer the long, dark winter of Antarctica or the small, closed space station? 

(Definition of “space station” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"space station" in American English

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space stationnoun [ C ]

us /speɪs ˌsteɪ·ʃən/

a structure in space where people can live and work

(Definition of “space station” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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