HyperDic: spacecraft

English > 1 sense of the word spacecraft:
NOUNartifactspacecraft, ballistic capsule, space vehiclea craft capable of traveling in outer space
spacecraft > pronunciation
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English > spacecraft: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun.
Synonymsballistic capsule, space vehicle
PartscabinThe enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
heat shieldA protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry
inertial guidance system, inertial navigation systemA system to control a plane or spacecraft
moduledetachable compartment of a spacecraft
NarrowerlanderA space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet
lunar excursion module, lunar module, LEMA spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
space capsule, capsuleA spacecraft designed to transport / transport people and support human life in outer space
space shuttleA reusable spacecraft with wings for a controlled descent through the Earth's atmosphere
starship, spaceshipA spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
BroadercraftA vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
satellite, artificial satellite, orbiterman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
Spanishaeronave, astronave, cosmonave, nave espacial
Catalanaeronau, astronau, nau espacial

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