astrogate

verb
1. guide in interplanetary travel
Derivationally related forms: ↑astrogator
Topics: ↑aeronautics, ↑astronautics
Hypernyms: ↑navigate, ↑pilot
Verb Frames:
-

Somebody ——s somebody

2. navigate in space
Derivationally related forms: ↑astrogator
Topics: ↑aeronautics, ↑astronautics
Hypernyms: ↑voyage, ↑sail, ↑navigate
Verb Frames:
-

Somebody ——s

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\\-ˌgāt\ verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: astr- + -gate (as in navigate)
: to guide (as a spaceship or rocket) in interplanetary flight
: to navigate in space

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astrogation, n.astrogator, n.
/as"treuh gayt'/, v.i., v.t., astrogated, astrogating.
to navigate in outer space.
[ASTRO- + (NAVI)GATE]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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