A Universal Puzzler

Shuttle

A word from the Universe section can be formed from letters in the diagram below. The numbered clues will help you choose the correct letters. As you select each letter, type it in its numbered space below the diagram. Each clue may refer to more than one letter. Use your knowledge of space terminology to help you choose the correct letter. Type the definition of the word you discover in the space below the word.

Puzzle

  1. The first letter must be in the circle and rectangle but not in the triangle.

  2. The second letter must be in the circle and triangle but not in the rectangle.

  3. The third letter must be in the circle only.

  4. The fourth letter must be in the triangle and rectangle but not the circle.

  5. The fifth letter must be in the triangle only.

  6. The sixth letter must be in the rectangle only.

  7. The seventh letter must be in the rectangle below the triangle.

  8. The eighth letter must be in the triangle above the rectangle.

  9. The ninth letter must be in the circle, triangle, and rectangle.


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The definition is:


The Solution

Shuttle

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