outer space

outer space
any location outside the Earth's atmosphere (Freq. 1)

the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether


the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth

Syn: ↑space
Hypernyms: ↑space, ↑infinite, ↑location
Part Holonyms: ↑aerospace

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noun [noncount]
: the region beyond the Earth's atmosphere in which there are stars and planets

a satellite in outer space

Is there life in outer space?

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ˌouter ˈspace [outer space] noun uncountable
= space (5)

radio waves from outer space

Example Bank:

Radio astronomy works by gathering radio waves from outer space.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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