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Synonyms for shuttle

go back and forth

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Synonyms for shuttle

badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers

public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points

bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads

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travel back and forth between two points

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The king likewise heard the noise of the shuttle in the loom and the sweet melody of the beautiful woman's song, and then the pleasant voices of herself and the four maidens talking together, with peals of merry laughter intermixed.
Occasionally, there is a drowsy sound from some lone weaver's shuttle, or shoemaker's last, but it is stifled by the thick walls and heavy dungeon-door, and only serves to make the general stillness more profound.
Toiling eternally They knock the stone, like tireless shuttles plied Upon a sounding loom.
Then gradually the suspended mechanism began to move once more; the shuttles of memory worked; ideas weaved themselves together in our minds.
But the others flung the flying shuttles of talk until, in a single exchange fifteen thousand conversations had been made possible in sixty minutes.
The Shuttle mini X 100 series will set a new milestone in PC technology," states Melanie Liu, head of Marketing of Shuttle Computer Handels GmbH.
THE 13-day journey of the space shuttle Discovery was fairly routine -- at least as routine as anything involving space travel can be.
Two and a half years after the catastrophic breakup of the shuttle Columbia, NASA's shuttle program roared back into space with the July 26 launch of Discovery.
Rate: $89 for two queen beds, plus tax; includes shuttle service to university of Colorado campus for registered guests (Hotel van can accommodate five people at a time.
As shown in the schematic, the shuttle mold contains twice as many mold cores as cavities.
Thanks to $220 million from Lockheed Martin and $941 million from the taxpayers, the X33 would evolve into a completely privately financed launch vehicle that would slash the cost of getting to space by a factor of 10, replace NASA's aging shuttle fleet, and create whole new space industries capitalizing on these new bargain-basement rates for ascending into the heavens.
SAN DIEGO -- Rattan Joea, CEO of Prime Time Shuttle, announced Prime Time Shuttle expanded service to all major airports and cruise ship terminals in Southern California by acquiring First Class Transportation which served San Diego county with shuttle resources.
MALIBU CREEK STATE PARK -- With the launch Saturday of an Orange Line connection to a National Park Service shuttle, a trip to the mountains or the beach can be as cheap and easy as buying a bus ticket.
The committee recommends that NASA pursue a shuttle servicing mission [to Hubble]," the report says.