spacewalk
intransitive verb see space walk

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • spacewalk — UK [ˈspeɪsˌwɔːk] / US [ˈspeɪsˌwɔk] noun [countable] Word forms spacewalk : singular spacewalk plural spacewalks an occasion when an astronaut goes outside the spacecraft in space, for example to repair something …   English dictionary

  • Spacewalk — Edward H. White, Juni 1965 Astronaut Bruce McCandless …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • spacewalk — 1. noun any activity by an astronaut outside of a spacecraft or space station in space; extravehicular activity 2. verb To perform a spacewalk …   Wiktionary

  • spacewalk — noun an excursion by an astronaut outside a spacecraft. verb undertake a spacewalk. Derivatives spacewalker noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • spacewalk — space•walk [[t]ˈspeɪsˌwɔk[/t]] n. 1) cvb ars the act of performing a task or maneuvering in space outside a spacecraft 2) cvb ars to execute a spacewalk • Etymology: 1960–65, amer. space′walk er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • spacewalk — spacewalker, n. /spays wawk /, n. 1. a task or mission performed by an astronaut outside a spacecraft in space. v.i. 2. to execute such a task or mission. [1960 65, Amer.; SPACE + WALK] * * * …   Universalium

  • spacewalk — space|walk [ˈspeıswo:k US wo:k] n the act of moving around outside a spacecraft while in space, or the time spent outside it …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • spacewalk — space|walk [ speıs,wɔk ] noun count an occasion when an ASTRONAUT goes outside the SPACECRAFT in space, for example to repair something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • spacewalk — noun (C) the act of moving around outside a spacecraft while in space, or the time spent outside it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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