(In science fiction) a large manned spaceship used for interstellar travel.
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- The huge distances between Earth and the nearest star make it necessary for us to conceive of extremely high-velocity starships if interstellar travel is to be possible with durations less than a human lifetime.
- We take you beyond the confines of starships and space stations to Starfleet Academy, an alien colony, a desert planet, swamps, an icy planet, and even to a hellish realm.
- The men carried plasma carbines, which were better suited than were rifles to the close combat inside the corridors of space stations and starships.
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- The US English dictionary