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noun as in space shuttle

verb as in travel back and forth

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Until then, Metro officials said customers can use shuttle buses, which will ferry riders between stations.

There is a shuttle bus taking passengers to L’Enfant plaza metro.

“The Zoo pays FONZ to perform in-park services, such as operating guest shuttles, renting strollers, and even emptying the trash, that FONZ performed more efficiently than either the Zoo or for-profit vendors could,” she said in an email.

After three decades, on July 21, 2011, NASA’s space shuttle program completed its 135th, and final, mission, when the shuttle Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

From there you can take a shuttle 80 miles north to Grand Canyon Village.

The first shuttle flights with two crew members used ejection seats and full pressure suits.

It could have had a burn-through like Challenger Shuttle, but I would have thought that would take longer.

Once a day, she says, a shuttle bus took them into town, dropping them not so subtly near the train station.

He used the Lear—which seated only six and had no bar—mostly to shuttle his pals between Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas.

Similar to the Space Shuttle in appearance, the diminutive X-37B is about a quarter the size of the old shuttles.

He got on the shuttle and over to the West side and up to 96th and across the street from where Louis lived.

Bent low over the machine, he seems absorbed in the work, his hands deftly manipulating the shuttle, his foot on the treadle.

Last night, when Iftikhar spoke to you soft and low, I could see your eye following his as a weaver's the shuttle.

But while I admired, I wondered what had called forth in a lad so shuttle-witted this enduring sense of duty.

Vaguely, uneasiness grew in his mind as he entered the shuttle station.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shuttle, such as: airplane, plane, shuttle bus, spacecraft, train, and transporter.

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