## SPACESHIP

### Spaceship

In a cellular automaton, a finite pattern is called a**spaceship**if it reappears after a certain number of generations in the same orientation but in a different position. The smallest such number of generations is called the

**period**of the spaceship.

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### spaceship

#### Noun

- A vehicle that flies through space.
- A finite pattern that reappears after a certain number of generations in the same orientation but in a different position.
- The operator
`<=>`

in the Perl programming language, which compares two values and indicates whether the first is lesser than, greater than, or equal to the second.

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### space ship

#### Noun

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