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[speys-ship] /ˈspeɪsˌʃɪp/
Origin of spaceship
1940-45; space + ship1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for spaceship
  • Her luminous spaceship-crystal design, although interesting, often dwarfed the dancers.
  • The kids have to chase the spaceship as it darts from one point to another.
  • And his experiments with corn seedlings proved that this plant would fare poorly in a spaceship.
  • Instead, you and two buddies each have a spaceship, and each of the three travels to some place in the near universe.
  • The repair could take several days or even weeks as engineers study problems with electrical connectors in the spaceship's tank.
  • The movie was pretty ordinary, but its one saving grace was the spaceship.
  • No one ever discusses the possibility of boiling inside the spaceship except when going through atmosphere.
  • They'd be unlikely to see an alien spaceship if it flew right over their house, or their observatory.
  • Make your own spaceship and give it a couple of particle emitters and see what happens.
  • She was a supermodel who lived in outer space and traveled by spaceship, and she existed only in the dimension of his imagination.
British Dictionary definitions for spaceship


a manned spacecraft
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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