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or space walk  (spās′:wôlk′)
A stint of extravehicular activity by an astronaut in space.

space′walk′ v.
space′walk′er n.


(Astronautics) a person who manoeuvres in space while outside but attached to a spacecraft
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Noun1.spacewalker - an astronaut who is active outside a spacecraft in outer spacespacewalker - an astronaut who is active outside a spacecraft in outer space
astronaut, cosmonaut, spaceman - a person trained to travel in a spacecraft; "the Russians called their astronauts cosmonauts"
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