shuttle

shuttle(
shuh
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duhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (regular short flight)
a. el puente aéreo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I flew to Seattle, then got the shuttle to Portland.Fui a Seattle en avión y luego tomé el puente aéreo a Portland.
2. (regular bus or train service)
a. el servicio de enlace
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Is there a shuttle to the airport?¿Hay algún servicio de enlace al aeropuerto?
b. el autobús lanzadera
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(bus)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Did you take a taxi or the shuttle?¿Fuiste en taxi on el autobús lanzadera?
c. el tren lanzadera
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(train)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
There's a shuttle that runs every half hour from the airport to the center of the city.Hay un tren lanzadera cada media hora desde el aeropuerto hasta el centro de la ciudad.
3. (aerospace)
a. el transbordador espacial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A problem was detected and the launch of the shuttle was delayed.Se detectó un problema y se retrasó el lanzamiento del transbordador espacial.
b. la lanzadera espacial
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We watched in horror as the shuttle exploded in mid-air.Miramos horrorizados cómo la lanzadera espacial explotó en el aire.
4. (sewing and weaving)
a. la lanzadera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The weavers' shuttles flew back and forth across their looms.Las lanzaderas de los tejedores iban de un lado a otro de sus telares.
5. (sports)
a. el volante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(badminton)
We lost the point because the shuttle went over the line.Perdimos el punto porque el volante sobrepasó la línea.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
6. (to transport)
a. trasladar
Our company shuttles all the basketball teams from the airport to the venue.Nuestra compañía traslada todos los equipos de baloncesto desde el aeropuerto al estadio.
b. transportar
Tankers were being loaded to shuttle the oil to the refineries.Estaban cargando los buques cisternas para transportar el petróleo a las refinerías.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
7. (to travel to and fro)
a. ir y venir
The Secretary of State shuttled between the two capitals, trying to broker a peace deal.El Secretario de Estado iba y venía entre las dos capitales en un intento de negociar un acuerdo de paz.
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shuttle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (train, bus)
a. el servicio regular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (plane)
a. el avión (de puente aéreo)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (space vehicle)
a. el transbordador espacial
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
shuttle servicepuente m aéreo
4. (in badminton)
a. el volante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (general)
a.
to shuttle somebody back and forthtrasladar a alguien de acá para allá
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (general)
a.
to shuttle between A and Bir y venir entre A y B
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shuttle [ˈʃʌtl]
noun
1 (for weaving, sewing) lanzadera (f)
2 (Aer) puente (m) aéreo; (plane, train etc) servicio (m) regular de enlace
air shuttle puente (m) aéreo
3 (Space) (also space shuttle) lanzadera (f) or transbordador (m) espacial
4 (in badminton) (shuttlecock) volante (m)
intransitive verb
[+person] (go regularly) ir y venir;between entre;
transitive verb
(transport) transportar; trasladar
modifier
shuttle flight (n) vuelo (m) de puente aéreo
shuttle diplomacy (n) viajes (m) diplomáticos
shuttle service (n) servicio (m) regular de enlace
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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