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space Age chic, transparency, and even a bit of DayGlo surfaced on the catwalks.
Hey, you remember that scene from 2001: A space Odyssey, where the monkeys were puzzling over the monolith?
Similar to the space Shuttle in appearance, the diminutive X-37B is about a quarter the size of the old shuttles.
Example: "space means like guidos, juicehead gorillas, sexy, tan, sweaty boys... and house music."
Let us, however, consider for a moment what can be meant by a sensation of space.
Why wouldn't he let the space Force officers look over his ship?
But now, as two space Patrolmen in their silvery armor, arrived from their quarters and stood beside him, he smiled a little.
Since the discovery of their existence, that was the most urgent business of the space Survey.
Place a penny on the middle of one of your tables in space; and leaning over it, look down upon it.
c.1300, "an area, extent, expanse, lapse of time," a shortening of Old French espace, from Latin spatium "room, area, distance, stretch of time," of unknown origin. Astronomical sense of "stellar depths" is first recorded 1667 in "Paradise Lost."
Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards. [Sir Fred Hoyle, "London Observer," 1979]Typographical sense is attested from 1670s (typewriter space bar is from 1888). Space age is attested from 1946; spacewalk is from 1965. Many compounds first appeared in science fiction and speculative writing, e.g. spaceship (1894, "Journey in Other Worlds"); spacesuit (1920); spacecraft (1930, "Scientific American"); space travel (1931); space station (1936, "Rockets Through Space"); spaceman (1942, "Thrilling Wonder Stories;" earlier it meant "journalist paid by the length of his copy," 1892). Space race attested from 1959. Space shuttle attested by 1970.
1703, "to arrange at set intervals," from space (n.). Meaning "to be in a state of drug-induced euphoria" is recorded from 1968. Space cadet "eccentric person disconnected with reality" (often implying an intimacy with hallucinogenic drugs) is a 1960s phrase, probably traceable to 1950s U.S. sci-fi television program "Tom Corbett, Space Cadet," which was watched by many children who dreamed of growing up to be one and succeeded.
A particular area, extent, or cavity of the body.
To daydream; wool-gather; not attend to what one is doing: He'd space on calling, break plans with me to hang out with his friends (1968+ Teenagers)