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extravehicular

Syllabification: ex·tra·ve·hic·u·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌekstrəvēˈhikyələr
 
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Definition of extravehicular in English:

adjective

Of or relating to an activity performed in space outside a spacecraft.
Example sentences
  • Besides logging more than 259 hours in space, he has more than 14 hours of extravehicular activity, or spacewalking.
  • That's where astronauts practice extravehicular activities, more commonly known as spacewalks.
  • Two projects focus on advanced technologies for extravehicular activity.

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