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outer space

space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
Origin of outer space
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Short story about a town that is terrorized by a mysterious substance from outer space.
  • One entrance is pretty much as cool as another when you're visiting outer space.
  • Communicators are merely cell phones that somehow get reception in outer space.
  • Some of the resource depletion is visible from outer space.
  • One was the space suits astronauts wear when working in the vacuum and extreme temperatures in outer space.
  • Still, it's not clear that cellulose can withstand the extreme conditions in outer space.
  • While there are entrepreneurial pioneers in privately funded space flight, none has yet reached outer space.
  • The best place of all to put a telescope for observing outer space, though, is outer space itself.
  • Opponents of increases of government spending live in outer space.
  • Marigolds and petunias were recast as blazing comets or flying saucers in outer space.
British Dictionary definitions for outer space

outer space

(not in technical usage) any region of space beyond the atmosphere of the earth
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