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shut·tle

(shŭt'ĕl),
A going back and forth regularly; used in respect to certain transport processes across a biomembrane.

shuttle

Space medicine
Any of the five—Columbia, Challenger, Discovery, Atlantis and Endeavour—reusable spacecraft that carried personnel and equipment into orbit, providing platform of the cutting-edge research critical in constructing the largest structure in space, the International Space Station. The first mission was launched in April 1981; the last space shuttle mission, STS-135, ended in July 2011.

shuttle

(shŭt′l)
To transport an object back and forth; in cell biology or biochemistry, to carry a molecule repeatedly across a cell membrane.

shuttle

the transport of electrons or organic groups across biological membranes.

shuttle system
means of transfer of reducing equivalents as NADH and H+ from the cytosol to mitochondria. The two main systems are: α-glycerophosphate shuttle and malate-aspartate shuttle.
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But I stayed out a few minutes longer with Adele and Pilot--ran a race with her, and played a game of battledore and shuttlecock.
The window being accessible from the footway, he looked in over the blind, returned the shuttlecock, and put his question.
We found two in a cupboard, among a heap of old toys, tops, and hoops, and battledores and shuttlecocks.
The jugglers tossed them in the air, threw them like shuttlecocks with wooden battledores, and yet they kept on spinning; they put them into their pockets, and took them out still whirling as before.
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Dubai The giant shuttlecock mascots for the BWF Destination Dubai World Superseries Finals flew in to serve up some early morning fun for the children at the Indian High School on Sunday.
FLY BOX Derwent: Kate McLaren, Bibio, Black Pennell, Shuttlecock Buzzer, Black Fritz.
He practised on the Cresta Run in Switzerland, crashing on its Shuttlecock corner.
The respondents were shown six pictures showing women wearing a shuttlecock burka, a niqab, different forms of headscarves and one without any head covering.
Respondents were shown six head shots which showed women wearing a shuttlecock burqa, a niqab, different forms of headscarves and one without any head covering.
She discusses origins, history's shuttlecock, the social ecology of St.
Badminton was first played by British military officers in the Indian town of Poona in the 19th Century when they added a net to the ancient game of battledore (bat) and shuttlecock.