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 Meanings and Examples of SHUTTLE
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 n.  public transport that consists of a bus, train, or airplane that run between two points
Classic Sentence:
1  This warp seemed necessity; and here, thought I, with my own hand I ply my own shuttle and weave my own destiny into these unalterable threads.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 47. The Mat-Maker.
2  Through the lacings of the leaves, the great sun seemed a flying shuttle weaving the unwearied verdure.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 102. A Bower in the Arsacides.
3  As for herself, she was busy at her loom, shooting her golden shuttle through the warp and singing beautifully.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK V
4  But instantly the warmth leaves her woeful body, the shuttle starts from her hand and the threads unroll.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
5  She was battered by the noise and shuttling of the rush-hour traffic.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  There's a shuttle service from the city center to the airport.
2  To get across town, you can take the shuttle from Times Square to Grand Central.
3  The mission for the crew of the space shuttle Endeavour is essentially over.
4  This is Mission Control calling the space shuttle Discovery.
5  The supermarket operates a complimentary shuttle service.
6  The US space shuttle will interlock with the Russian space station later today.
7  The space shuttle Atlantis returned safely to earth today.
8  He's been on several shuttle missions over the last decade.
9  Chinese diplomats have been engaging in shuttle diplomacy to try to narrow the differences between Washington and Pyongyang.
10  A series of accidents impede the launching of the space shuttle.
11  The shuttle burned up while re-entering the earth's atmosphere on Saturday and any debris will be important in finding out why.
12  Our customers are supposed to be business people who shuttle between European capitals.
13  What critical missions remain for shuttles after station assembly is completed?