Definitions

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  • n. A subgenre of speculative fiction, based on the technology and society of the atomic era.

Etymologies

atom +‎ -punk (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The retro media centre was Thomas Thomassen's Final Major Project in BA (Hons) Modelmaking for Design and Media at the Arts Institute at Bournemouth -- it's an atompunk* tailfin fantasy that would look absolutely fantastic atop your giant console TV, serving as your home's media hub.

    Boing Boing

  • This can include atompunk and spaceflight eerieness.

    Information, Culture, Policy, Education: 2008: the year in Infocult

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  • Another -punk word: 'I think that the 20th century's love for 19th-century technology is going to be matched by the 21st century's love of corny 20th-century technology. We're going to see Atompunk.'

    November 2, 2007