mission control

noun

Definition of mission control

  1. :  the group of people on the ground who direct or control the flight of a spacecraft The astronauts received a message from mission control.

Word by Word Definitions

missionplay
  1. :  the act or an instance of sending

    :  a ministry commissioned by a religious organization to propagate (see propagate 3b) its faith or carry on humanitarian work

    :  assignment to or work in a field of missionary enterprise

  1. :  to send on or entrust with a mission

    :  to carry on a religious mission among or in

  1. :  of or relating to a style used in the early Spanish missions of the southwestern U.S.

    :  of, relating to, or having the characteristic of a style of plain heavy usually oak furniture originating in the U.S. in the early part of the 20th century

controlplay
  1. :  to check, test, or verify by evidence or experiments

    :  to incorporate suitable controls in

    :  to exercise restraining or directing influence over :  regulate

  1. :  an act or instance of controlling

    :  power or authority to guide or manage

    :  skill in the use of a tool, instrument, technique, or artistic medium


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