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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).]
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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]
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as•tro•naut

(ˈæs trəˌnɔt, -ˌnɒt)

n.
a person engaged in or trained for spaceflight.
[1925–30; astro- + (aero)naut, probably via French astronaute]
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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
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astronaut

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

astronaut

[ˈæstrənɔːt] Nastronauta mf
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astronaut

[ˈæstrənɔːt] nastronaute mf
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astronaut

nAstronaut(in) m(f)
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astronaut

[ˈæstrəˌnɔːt] nastronauta m/f
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astronaut

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