space walk
noun Date: 1965 a period of activity spent outside a spacecraft by an astronaut in space • spacewalk intransitive verbspacewalker noun

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  • Space walk — Space walk, n. any activity by a human outside of the protective environment of a spacecraft while it is in outer space, requiring a space suit to protect the person from the vacuum and other hazards of space. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • space|walk — «SPAYS WK», noun, verb. –n. the act of moving or floating in space while outside a spacecraft; extravehicular motion or activity. –v.i. to move or float in space while outside a spacecraft. –space´walk´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • space walk — space walks N COUNT When an astronaut goes on a space walk, he or she leaves the spacecraft and works outside it while floating in space …   English dictionary

  • space-walk — spaceˈ walk intransitive verb • • • Main Entry: ↑space …   Useful english dictionary

  • space walk — noun any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew • Derivationally related forms: ↑spacewalk • Hypernyms: ↑activity * * * space walk noun An excursion by an astronaut outside his or her craft while in space • • • Main… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • space walk — noun Any activity performed by an astronaut outside of a space vehicle in space. Syn: extravehicular activity …   Wiktionary

  • Space Walk —    When a suited astronaut exits a space vehicle to perform some function. See EVA …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • space´walk´er — space|walk «SPAYS WK», noun, verb. –n. the act of moving or floating in space while outside a spacecraft; extravehicular motion or activity. –v.i. to move or float in space while outside a spacecraft. –space´walk´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Space music — Space music, also spelled spacemusic, is an umbrella term used to describe music that evokes a feeling of contemplative spaciousness. In fact, almost any music with a slow pace and space creating sound images could be called spacemusic. Stephen… …   Wikipedia

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