verb (used with object), shut·tled, shut·tling.
verb (used without object), shut·tled, shut·tling.
Words nearby shuttle
Origin of shuttle
OTHER WORDS FROM shuttleshut·tle·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for shuttle
The first shuttle flights with two crew members used ejection seats and full pressure suits.
Once a day, she says, a shuttle bus took them into town, dropping them not so subtly near the train station.Italy's Latest Export Is Refugees, and the Rest of Europe Is Not Happy|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He used the Lear—which seated only six and had no bar—mostly to shuttle his pals between Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and Las Vegas.
Back and forth between Washington and New York on that shuttle all the time.
And they are not alone in their indifference to this latest round of shuttle diplomacy.Kerry's Talks Are Really Just Maintaining the Status Quo|Lisa Goldman|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Then he sends his shuttle, containing a bobbin full of thread, sliding across over the odd threads and under the even.Makers of Many Things|Eva March Tappan
To seem and not to be, is throwing the shuttle 35 without weaving.
I got the loan o' a loom, and in order to support my wife and family, I had to sit down to drive the shuttle again.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17|Alexander Leighton
Mere sensual love runs like this, from desire to hate and back again, to and fro, "swifter than a weaver's shuttle."Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
The shuttle is an oblong piece of wood, on which the cross-thread is wound.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1|Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for shuttle
- a bus, train, aircraft, etc, that plies between two points, esp one that offers a frequent service over a short route
- short for space shuttle
- the movement between various countries of a diplomat in order to negotiate with rulers who refuse to meet each other
- (as modifier)shuttle diplomacy