deep space


noun

space beyond the limits of the solar system.

Nearby words

  1. deep pockets,
  2. deep reflex,
  3. deep scattering layer,
  4. deep six,
  5. deep south,
  6. deep structure,
  7. deep temporal nerve,
  8. deep temporal vein,
  9. deep therapy,
  10. deep throat

Origin of deep space

First recorded in 1950–55

Also called outer space.

Related formsdeep-space, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for deep space

deep space

noun

any region of outer space beyond the system of the earth and moon
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