extravehicular


extravehicular
/ek'streuh vee hik"yeuh leuhr/, adj. Aerospace.
of, pertaining to, or being an activity performed by an astronaut outside a space vehicle while in orbit: an extravehicular activity.
[1960-65; EXTRA- + VEHICULAR]

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