[ speys-wawk ]
/ ˈspeɪsˌwɔk /
a task or mission performed by an astronaut outside a spacecraft in space.
verb (used without object)
to execute such a task or mission.
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British Dictionary definitions for spacewalk
/ (ˈspeɪsˌwɔːk) /
the act or an instance of floating and manoeuvring in space, outside but attached by a lifeline to a spacecraftTechnical name: extravehicular activity
(intr) to float and manoeuvre in space while outside but attached to a spacecraft
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