spaceman

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spaceman

(ˈspeɪsˌmæn) or feminine

spacewoman

n, pl -men or -women
(Astronautics) a person who travels in outer space, esp one trained to participate in a space flight

space•man

(ˈspeɪsˌmæn, -mən)

n., pl. -men (-ˌmɛn, -mən)
1. an astronaut.
2. a visitor from outer space; extraterrestrial.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spaceman - a person trained to travel in a spacecraftspaceman - 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

spaceman

spacewoman
noun astronaut, cosmonaut, space cadet, space traveller He wants to give up acting to become a spaceman.
Translations
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spaceman

[ˈspeɪsmæn] N (spacemen (pl)) → astronauta m, cosmonauta m

spaceman

[ˈspeɪsmæn] nastronaute mspace probe nsonde f spatialespace-saving [ˈspeɪsseɪvɪŋ] adjcompact(e)

spaceman

[ˈspeɪsmən] n (-men (pl)) → astronauta m, cosmonauta m
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