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shut·tle / ˈshətl/ • n. 1. a form of transportation that travels regularly between two places: the nine o'clock shuttle from Boston | [as adj.] a shuttle bus service from the city center. ∎  short for space shuttle. 2. a wooden device with two pointed ends holding a bobbin, used for carrying the weft thread between the warp threads in weaving. ∎  a bobbin carrying the lower thread in a sewing machine. 3. short for shuttlecock. • v. [intr.] travel regularly between two or more places: a container ship that shuttled between Rotterdam and the Persian Gulf. ∎  [tr.] transport in a shuttle: the river taxi shuttled employees between the newspaper's offices and the capital.

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shuttle

shuttle weaver's instrument for shooting the thread of the weft backwards and forwards. XIV. repr. OE. sċytel dart, arrow, corr. to ON. skutill harpoon, bolt :- Gmc. *scutilaz, f. *skut- SHOOT; see -LE1.

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shuttle

shuttle: see loom.

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