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space·ship

or space ship  (spās′shĭp′)

spaceship

(ˈspeɪsˌʃɪp)
n
(Astronautics) a manned spacecraft

space•ship

(ˈspeɪsˌʃɪp)

n.
a spacecraft.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaceship - a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)spaceship - a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
ballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft - a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
Translations
ruimteskip
سَفينَة فَضاء
nau espacial
kosmická loď
rumskib
kosmoselaev
avaruusalus
ספינת-חלל
svemirski brod
űrhajó
geimfargeimskip
kosmosa kuģis
vesoljska ladja

spaceship

[ˈspeɪsʃɪp] Nnave f espacial, astronave f

spaceship

[ˈspeɪsʃɪp] nvaisseau m spatialspace shuttle nnavette f spatialespace station nstation f spatiale

spaceship

[ˈspeɪˌʃɪp] nastronave f, navicella spaziale

space

(speis) noun
1. a gap; an empty or uncovered place. I couldn't find a space for my car.
2. room; the absence of objects; the area available for use. Have you enough space to turn round?; Is there space for one more?
3. (often outer space) the region outside the Earth's atmosphere, in which all stars and other planets etc are situated. travellers through space.
verb
(also space out) to set (things) apart from one another. He spaced the rows of potatoes half a metre apart.
ˈspacing noun
the amount of distance left between objects, words etc when they are set or laid out.
spacious (ˈspeiʃəs) adjective
providing or having plenty of room. Their dining-room is very spacious.
ˈspaciously adverb
ˈspaciousness noun
ˈspace-age adjective
extremely up-to-date and advanced. space-age technology.
ˈspacecraft noun
a vehicle etc, manned or unmanned, for travelling in space.
ˈspaceship noun
a spacecraft, especially a manned one.
ˈspacesuit noun
a suit designed to be worn by a ˈspaceman.
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