from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shaped like a shuttle; fusiform.
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-- Placed behind the articulating point of the second and third phalanges, this small shuttle-shaped bone assists in the formation of the pedal articulation.
This is a shuttle-shaped craft, about fifteen feet long and just wide enough to let its single paddler sit flat on the bottom.
He wins our admiration from the expert management at sea of his little shuttle-shaped canoe, which is a kind of marine bicycle, but I doubt very much the somersaults he is reported to be able to turn in them.
It's a region that has for decades gotten its lifeblood from the space program, with a school named Astronaut High School and a McDonald's with a space shuttle-shaped play place inside.
a small, shuttle-shaped air-craft, with clear glass sides which had actually made them overlook it at first.