Definition of Sputniks

1. Noun. (plural of sputnik) ¹



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Definition of Sputniks

1. sputnik [n] - See also: sputnik

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sputniks

spurting
spurtle
spurtled
spurtles
spurtling
spurts
spurway
spurways
spurwinged
sput
sputa
sputation
sputative
sputcheon
sputnik
sputniks (current term)
sputs
sputter
sputtered
sputterer
sputterers
sputtering
sputtering yield
sputteringly
sputterings
sputters
sputtery
sputum
sputum aerogenosum
sputum analysis

Literary usage of Sputniks

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1. At the Hour of Death by Karlis Osis, Erlendur Haraldsson (1997)
"... all the sputniks and all those rocket things up there," and he looked at me and said, "I was up there and they did not let me in. ..."

2. High Frontier: The U.S. Air Force and the Military Space Program by Curtis Peebles (1998)
"... Part of the public's emotional response to the launches of the early sputniks in 1957-1958 reflected fears that the Soviets would launch nuclear weapons ..."

3. Stages to Saturn: A Technological History of the Apollo/Saturn Launch Vehicle by Roger E. Bilstein (1999)
"... a writer for Fortune magazine pointed out that the Saturn V could lift "1500 sputniks on a single launch, ..."

4. Twist & Build: Creating Non-orthogonal Architecture by Karel Vollers (2001)
"Similar figures were drawn with the Spiro graph. They may have been symbols for aerospace technology with orbit trajectories of sputniks and capsules. ..."

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