Definition of space station in English:

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space station

Pronunciation: /ˈspā(s) ˌstāSHən/


A large artificial satellite used as a long-term base for manned operations in space.
Example sentences
  • The space station is now the most complex and powerful spacecraft ever built.
  • The Russians had the space station Mir in orbit and American astronauts were on board for lengthy visits.
  • Despite years of operation, almost no science has been conducted on the space station.

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Syllabification: space sta·tion

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