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adjective Aerospace.
  1. of, relating to, or being an activity performed by an astronaut outside a space vehicle while in orbit: an extravehicular activity.
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Origin of extravehicular

First recorded in 1960–65; extra- + vehicular
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British Dictionary definitions for extravehicular


  1. occurring or used outside a spacecraft, either in space or on the surface of the moon or another planetextravehicular activity
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