from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The regions beyond the gravitational influence of Earth encompassing interplanetary, interstellar, and intergalactic space.
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- n. All of space beyond the gravitational influence of Earth, or outside the Solar System
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the part of outer space which is beyond the limits of the solar system.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any region in space outside the solar system
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She had grown up in a spacefaring civilization, embedded in a family whose fortunes came from traveling the spaceways; she had been in deep space herself at thirteen.
Designed as a deep space monitoring and scanning station, the mission profile of the MIDAS Array has evolved to include a unique function as a transgalactic communications relay.