moon shot
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈmuːn ʃɒt/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈmuːn ʃɑt/
Noun

moon shot (plural moon shots)

  1. The launching of a spacecraft or an object#Noun|object to orbit#Verb|orbit or land#Verb|land on the Moon.
  2. (sports) An act of throw#Verb|throwing or hit#Verb|hitting a ball#Noun|ball with a high trajectory.
  3. (figuratively) An expensive, hard, or unlikely task#Noun|task of great potential impact#Noun|impact.
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