a wire-wheeled, battery-powered vehicle used by Apollo astronauts to explore the moon's surface.
- Also called lunar roving vehicle.
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How to use lunar rover in a sentence
Yet the lunar rover—or, in NASA parlance, the lunar roving vehicle, or LRV—upended all expectations of what was possible in a brief visit to another world.
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