ex|tra|ve|hic|u|lar


ex|tra|ve|hic|u|lar
ex|tra|ve|hic|u|lar «EHKS truh vih HIHK yuh luhr», adjective.
1. outside a vehicle in outer space; beyond an orbiting spacecraft: »

Only by means of rendezvous, docking, and extravehicular activity can the astronauts venture onto the moon (New York Times).

2. of or for activity outside a spacecraft: »

Called the “Extravehicular Mobility Unit,” the suit consists of a number of layers (Science News).


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  • in´tra|mo|lec´u|lar|ly — in|tra|mo|lec|u|lar «IHN truh muh LEHK yuh luhr», adjective. occurring or acting within a molecule or molecules: »An acceptable sunscreen must…not undergo any intramolecular changes that would affect its absorptive capacity (New Scientist).… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ex|tra|ven|tric|u|lar — «EHKS truh vehn TRIHK yuh luhr», adjective. not within a ventricle of either the heart or the brain …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ve|hic|u|lar — «vih HIHK yuh luhr», adjective. 1. of or having to do with vehicles: »vehicular traffic, vehicular accidents, a vehicular tunnel. 2. of the nature of or serving as a vehicle: »All language is vehicular and…is good for conveyance (Emerson) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ex|tra|cur|ric|u|lar|ism — «EHKS truh kuh RIHK yuh luhr IHZ uhm», noun. extracurricular tendencies or activities …   Useful english dictionary


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