Definition of space travel in English:

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space travel

Pronunciation: /spās ˈtravəl/

noun

Travel through outer space.
Example sentences
  • People have a bad habit of comparing space travel with air travel.
  • In addition, atom lasers may yield extremely precise gyroscope navigation for air and space travel.
  • Currently, of course, one can argue that space travel is just too dangerous.

Derivatives

space traveler

noun
Example sentences
  • A Russian spacecraft docked flawlessly and ahead of schedule at the International Space Station yesterday, delivering an American space traveller and a new two-man Russian-American crew.
  • Science fiction's ability to create entirely new worlds provides the genre with an extended armoury of creative tools and a flexibility that helped sustain the popularity of TV's most famous time and space traveller.
  • China's first space traveller had permission to crash-land in the Australian outback, news reports said yesterday.

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Syllabification: space trav·el

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