Definition of 'shuttle'
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There is a shuttling back and forth between what is being deconstructed and what is being reconstructed. Critical Social Research (1990)Going straight from a shuttle run into a scrum is serious hard work but is invaluable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a free shuttle service from the hotel to the beach. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The locals looked at them as if they were space shuttles. The Sun (2015)You can only get there by car or shuttle bus. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is only when disaster strikes that the shuttle makes headlines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Barely clearing before the shuttle moves past it! A Plague of Angels (1993)The narrative then shuttles between these two time frames. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)And a free shuttle bus on the resort makes it easy to get around. The Sun (2008)Steam trains provide a shuttle service between the two sites. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But no troops and no shuttle diplomacy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So many people had swamped what limited transport we had and a shuttle service was in operation. Broken Lives (1993)The last space shuttle accident has left a queue for the launching pad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Access will be by foot or on a fleet of shuttles that will run from a new mainland car park. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An airport official said the alternative is to take passengers to the midterm car park for a free shuttle bus. The Sun (2009)The airport shuttle buses are another good way into the city and can drop you at many of the main hotels. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It will be one of the shuttle fleet's last voyages. Times, Sunday Times (2010)After months of training, they put all three in the shuttle and prepare for launch. The Sun (2013)The shuttle programme cost about 120 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The staff shuttles back and forth, and the arrangement has proven effective. Christianity Today (2000)There are definite advantages to shuttling between the two, she says. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I would take the Eastern shuttle from one to the other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So instead they've spent 64,000 on cabs and a shuttle service to move records to and from a storage depot. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'shuttle'
British English: shuttle /ˈʃʌtl/ NOUN
A shuttle is a spacecraft that is designed to travel into space and back to earth several times.
- American English: shuttle
- Arabic: مَكُّوك
- Brazilian Portuguese: ônibus espacial
- Chinese: 航天飞机
- Croatian: šatl
- Czech: raketoplán
- Danish: pendulrute
- Dutch: ruimteveer
- European Spanish: lanzadera
- Finnish: sukkula
- French: navette
- German: Pendelfahrzeug
- Greek: λεωφορείο γραμμής
- Italian: navetta
- Japanese: 定期往復便
- Korean: 근거리 왕복
- Norwegian: pendlertransport
- Polish: transport wahadłowy
- European Portuguese: vaivém
- Romanian: navetă spațială
- Russian: космический корабль многоразового использования
- Spanish: lanzadera
- Swedish: skyttel
- Thai: กระสวย
- Turkish: karşılıklı sefer yapan araç
- Ukrainian: шатл
- Vietnamese: xe con thoi
British English: shuttle VERB
If someone or something shuttles or is shuttled from one place to another place, they frequently go from one place to the other.
He and colleagues have shuttled back and forth between the three capitals.
Definition of shuttle from the Collins English Dictionary
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