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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A transportation system that usually involves short rides. Also: An instrument used in weaving.

Usage examples (37)
  • The travel company offered a shuttle from the airport to the hotel.
  • And most of all, I congratulate President Clinton, who has given new meaning to the term shuttle diplomacy.
  • The president gave "" new meaning to the term shuttle diplomacy, '' Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said later.
  • And the shuttle is the darling of every commander who flies it. for more
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