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shuttle

shut·tle

shuttle

 
 
pronunciation:
shuh tl
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a moving part in a loom that carries the woof back and forth through the warp.
definition 2: a sliding or revolving device for holding thread, as in a sewing machine.
definition 3: a means of transport, such as a bus or airplane, that travels back and forth over the same route.
 
definition 4: a shuttlecock.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: shuttled, shuttles, shuttling
definition 1: to move or cause to move back and forth repeatedly by, or as if by, a shuttle.
definition 2: to transport or be transported by or as if by a shuttle.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of, for, or pertaining to transportation by shuttle.
a shuttle bus
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