from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To navigate a spacecraft.

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  • verb science fiction, intransitive To astronavigate; to control and guide a spacecraft.

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  • verb navigate in space
  • verb guide in interplanetary travel


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[astro– + (navi)gate.]

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Contraction of astronavigate.


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  • My Chief Engineer assures me that the Main Converter could be started, but we have no one fitted to astrogate.

    Destiny Narrowly Avoided 2010

  • "Cripes -- I'm not sure I can even astrogate to the Moon," Two-and-Two was heard to complain.

    The Planet Strappers Raymond Z. Gallun 1952

  • "Boy, it'll be a pleasure to ride a spaceship without having to astrogate," said Roger.

    The Revolt on Venus Carey Rockwell

  • "Two measly weeks out, two weeks to astrogate her back home.

    Next Door, Next World Robert Donald Locke

  • "And now you come along and tell us that we can get him to astrogate us out to Tara!

    Danger in Deep Space Carey Rockwell

  • Our sleeping friends will be able to astrogate them back to Dara without trouble, provided only that nobody comes out here to bother us before they leave. "

    This World Is Taboo Murray Leinster 1935

  • "With _you_ to astrogate us, we may have a chance.

    Subspace Survivors H. R. van [Illustrator] Dongen 1927


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