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shuttle
01. We took the space [shuttle] between earth and the moon last month, and it was lots of fun.
02. There is a [shuttle] bus which goes back and forth between the airport and the major hotels in town.
03. As the father of a hockey player, he spends a lot of time [shuttling] his son between home and the arena.
04. The patient was [shuttled] between different departments in the hospital for all kinds of tests.
05. In 1986, one of the space [shuttles] exploded soon after take-off, killing all its crew.
06. Rita works as a special teaching aide who [shuttles] between different elementary schools, helping students who are learning English as a second language.
07. The launch of the [shuttle] has been delayed due to a fuel sensor problem.
08. In Vancouver, there is a seabus which [shuttles] between Vancouver and North Vancouver as part of the transit system.
09. Studies show that fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than the space [shuttle].
10. In 1995, a NASA employee bought six plastic owls at Wal-Mart to protect the space [shuttle] from woodpeckers.
11. We are hoping to take the space [shuttle] to Venus for our next holiday.
12. The first space [shuttle] was launched in early 1981.
13. The primary function of the space [shuttle] is to carry personnel and equipment into space.
14. A railroad [shuttle] carrying 200 cars and 35 trucks through the Channel Tunnel leaves England or France every 10 to 15 minutes during peak periods.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Shuttle — Shuttle …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • Shuttle — Shut tle, n. [Also shittle, OE. schitel, scytyl, schetyl; cf. OE. schitel a bolt of a door, AS. scyttes; all from AS. sce[ o]tan to shoot; akin to Dan. skyttel, skytte, shuttle, dial. Sw. skyttel, sk[ o]ttel. [root]159. See {Shoot}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuttle — shut‧tle [ˈʆʌtl] noun [countable] TRAVEL a plane, bus, or train that goes backwards and forwards between two places: • The hotel provides a shuttle bus that takes you to and from the airport. * * * shuttle UK US /ˈʃʌtl/ noun [C] TRANSPORT ► a… …   Financial and business terms

  • shuttle — [shut′ l] n. [ME schutylle < OE scytel, missile < base of sceotan, to SHOOT: so called because shot to and fro with the thread in weaving] 1. a) an instrument containing a reel or spool of the woof thread, used in weaving to carry the… …   English World dictionary

  • shuttle — [n] space shuttle airplane, plane, shuttle bus, spacecraft, spaceport, train, transporter; concept 504 shuttle [v] travel back and forth commute, drive back and forth, go back and forth, transport to and fro, travel; concept 224 …   New thesaurus

  • Shuttle — Shut tle, v. i. To move backwards and forwards, like a shuttle. [1913 Webster] I had to fly far and wide, shutting athwart the big Babel, wherever his calls and pauses had to be. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shuttle — /ʃʌtl/, it. / ʃat:ol/ s. ingl. [abbrev. della locuz. space shuttle navicella spaziale ], usatoin ital. al masch. (aeron.) [veicolo in grado di compiere ripetuti voli nello spazio] ▶◀ navetta spaziale …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • shuttle — ► NOUN 1) a form of transport that travels regularly between two places. 2) (in weaving) a bobbin with two pointed ends used for carrying the weft thread across the cloth, between the warp threads. 3) a bobbin carrying the lower thread in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • Shuttle — Shuttle,der:1.⇨Pendelverkehr–2.⇨Zubringer(1)–3.⇨Raumfähre …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • shuttle — /ˈʃattəl, ingl. ˈʃʌt(J)l/ [vc. ingl. d origine germ., «navetta»] s. m. inv. navetta spaziale, navetta …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • shuttle — DEFINICIJA v. šatl …   Hrvatski jezični portal