Canadarm

[kan-uh-dahrm]

noun

an electromechanical extension of a spacecraft that is used to retrieve or deploy objects in outer space.

Origin of Canadarm

blend of Canada and arm1

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British Dictionary definitions for canadarm

Canadarm

noun

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