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spaceship (n.)

1894, from space (n.) + ship (n.). Spaceship earth is from 1966.

updated on November 05, 2013

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Definitions of spaceship from WordNet

spaceship (n.)
a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction);
Synonyms: starship
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