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moon shot

Syllabification: moon shot
(also moonshot)

Definition of moon shot in English:

noun

The launching of a spacecraft to the moon.
Example sentences
  • We now have chips that cram vastly more processing power in little laptops than was available - total - to NASA at the time of the first moon shot.
  • As you may recall, the Gemini capsules were intended to circle the earth a bunch of times with two astronauts on board - as a prequel to a moon shot.
  • In 1970 I published an article on the Apollo moon shot in which I compared the television presentation of that occasion to the airing of a sporting event.

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