Definition of shuttlecraft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHədlˌkraft/


(In science fiction) a space shuttle, typically one used for traveling between a larger spaceship and a planet or between planets in a solar system.
Example sentences
  • Fedora and the second in command of the Aryans traveled in a shuttlecraft heading for space station, Geneva.
  • Longclaw guides his shuttlecraft up through the atmosphere of the planet, out into the vacuum of space.
  • Worf and Picard are in one shuttlecraft, Data's in another, and they're having a dogfight.

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Syllabification: shut·tle·craft

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