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Canadarm

[kan-uh-dahrm]
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noun
  1. an electromechanical extension of a spacecraft that is used to retrieve or deploy objects in outer space.
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Origin of Canadarm

blend of Canada and arm1
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Canadarm

noun
  1. a type of robotic arm, developed in Canada, used on space vehicles
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