DEEP-SPACE

deep space

noun
space beyond the limits of the solar system.
Also called outer space.


Origin:
1950–55

deep-space, adjective
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deep space
 
n
any region of outer space beyond the system of the earth and moon

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deep space

n.
1. Describes the notional location of any program that has gone off the trolley. Esp. used of programs that just sit there silently grinding long after either failure or some output is expected. "Uh oh. I should have gotten a prompt ten seconds ago. The program's in deep space somewhere." Compare buzz, catatonic, hyperspace.
2. The metaphorical location of a human so dazed and/or confused or caught up in some esoteric form of bogosity that he or she no longer responds coherently to normal communication. Compare page out.
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