extravehicular

extravehicular

[ek-struh-vee-hik-yuh-ler]
adjective Aerospace.
of, pertaining to, or being an activity performed by an astronaut outside a space vehicle while in orbit: an extravehicular activity.

Origin:
1960–65; extra- + vehicular

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extravehicular (ˌɛkstrəvɪˈhɪkjʊlə)
 
adj
occurring or used outside a spacecraft, either in space or on the surface of the moon or another planet: extravehicular activity

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Main Entry:  extravehicular
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  pertaining to work performed in outer space outside of the spacecraft
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