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as·tro·naut

 (ăs′trə-nôt′)
n.
A person trained to pilot, navigate, or otherwise participate as a crew member of a spacecraft.

[astro- + Greek nautēs, sailor (from naus, ship; see nāu- in Indo-European roots).]

astronaut

(ˈæstrəˌnɔːt)
n
1. (Astronautics) a person trained for travelling in space. See also cosmonaut
2. (Professions) a person trained for travelling in space. See also cosmonaut
[C20: from astro- + -naut from Greek nautēs sailor, on the model of aeronaut]

as•tro•naut

(ˈæs trəˌnɔt, -ˌnɒt)

n.
a person engaged in or trained for spaceflight.
[1925–30; astro- + (aero)naut, probably via French astronaute]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astronaut - a person trained to travel in a spacecraftastronaut - a person trained to travel in a spacecraft; "the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts"
traveler, traveller - a person who changes location
spacewalker - an astronaut who is active outside a spacecraft in outer space

astronaut

noun space traveller, cosmonaut, spaceman, spacewoman, space pilot The shuttle explosion killed seven astronauts.
Translations
رَائِدُ فَضَاءرَجُل فَضاء
astronautkosmonaut
astronautrumpilot
astronautti
astronaut
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astronot
geimfari
宇宙飛行士
우주 비행사
astronautas
astronautskosmonauts
astronaut
vesoljec
astronaut
มนุษย์อวกาศ
astronotgökmen
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astronaut

[ˈæstrənɔːt] Nastronauta mf

astronaut

[ˈæstrənɔːt] nastronaute mf

astronaut

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astronaut

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astronaut

(ˈӕstrənoːt) noun
a person who travels in space. Who was the first astronaut to land on the moon?

astronaut

رَائِدُ فَضَاء astronaut astronaut Astronaut αστροναύτης astronauta astronautti astronaute astronaut astronauta 宇宙飛行士 우주 비행사 astronaut astronaut astronauta astronauta космонавт astronaut มนุษย์อวกาศ astronot nhà du hành vũ trụ 宇航员
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