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Meaning of "space fiction" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPACE FICTION

space fiction  [speɪs ˈfɪkʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPACE FICTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Space fiction is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPACE FICTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of space fiction in the English dictionary

The definition of space fiction in the dictionary is a book, film, TV series, etc, set in outer space.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPACE FICTION


addiction
əˈdɪkʃən
affliction
əˈflɪkʃən
contradiction
ˌkɒntrəˈdɪkʃən
conviction
kənˈvɪkʃən
crucifixion
ˌkruːsɪˈfɪkʃən
depiction
dɪˈpɪkʃən
eviction
ɪˈvɪkʃən
fiction
ˈfɪkʃən
friction
ˈfrɪkʃən
infixation
ɪnˈfɪkʃən
infixion
ɪnˈfɪkʃən
interdiction
ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃən
jurisdiction
ˌdʒʊərɪsˈdɪkʃən
metafiction
ˈmetəˌfɪkʃən
nonfiction
ˌnɒnˈfɪkʃən
prediction
prɪˈdɪkʃən
prefixion
priːˈfɪkʃən
restriction
rɪˈstrɪkʃən
suffixion
sʌˈfɪkʃən
transfixion
trænsˈfɪkʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPACE FICTION

space age
space blanket
space cadet
space capsule
space character
space flight
space heater
space helmet
Space Invaders
space junk
space laboratory
space lattice
space medicine
space opera
space plane
space platform
space probe
space race
space science
space scientist

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPACE FICTION

accreditation
action
attraction
auction
collection
connection
construction
correction
course of action
detection
direction
election
function
introduction
production
protection
reaction
satisfaction
section
selection
transaction

Synonyms and antonyms of space fiction in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «space fiction» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPACE FICTION

Find out the translation of space fiction to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of space fiction from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «space fiction» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小说的空间
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ficción espacio
570 millions of speakers

English

space fiction
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंतरिक्ष कथा
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الخيال الفضاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пространство фантастики
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espaço ficção
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্পেস ক্যাপসুল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

espace fiction
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kapsul ruang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Raum -Fiction
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

宇宙フィクション
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공간 소설
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spasi kapsul
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không gian viễn tưởng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விண்வெளி காப்ஸ்யூல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पेस कॅप्सूल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uzay kapsülü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spazio di finzione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przestrzeń fikcja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

простір фантастики
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spațiu ficțiune
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

χώρο φαντασίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ruimte fiksie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

utrymme fiction
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

plass fiction
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of space fiction

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPACE FICTION»

The term «space fiction» is used very little and occupies the 161.940 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPACE FICTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «space fiction» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «space fiction» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about space fiction

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPACE FICTION»

Discover the use of space fiction in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to space fiction and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Space and Beyond: The Frontier Theme in Science Fiction
This volume reexamines the themes of space and the frontier in science fiction in light of recent scientific and literary developments.
Gary Westfahl, 2000
2
Feminist fabulation: space/postmodern fiction
Feminist fabulation calls for a new understanding which enables the canon to accommodate feminist difference and emphasizes that the literature called "feminist SF" is an importantsite of postmodern feminist difference.
Marleen S. Barr, 1992
3
Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction
arise by chance. space fiction n. science fiction set primarily in space or that involves space travel. Hence space-fictional, adj. 1948W. Sheldon Perfect Servantin Startling Stories (July) 116/1: In Vienna I make my reputation on musicals.
Jeff Prucher, 2007
4
Social Foundations of Human Space Exploration
Modern Science Fiction and Actual Spaceflight This optimistic view of the future permeated much early science fiction and space fiction. But from the beginning, other science fiction writers had more of a lovehate relation with technology and ...
James A. Dator, 2012
5
Lost in Space: Geographies of Science Fiction
... of outer-space fiction. If fantasy is about being absent from home (the abandoned child or assertive voyager of the fairy tale, the science-fiction traveller or pioneer, and the inhabitant of the gothic mansion who finds her space invaded from ...
Rob Kitchin, James Kneale, 2005
6
The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction
Such stories were often contrasted, to their detriment, with the more sophisticated space fiction of heinlein, asimov, and Clarke published in Campbell's Astounding in the years immediately following the Second World War. indeed as late as ...
Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, 2009
7
Impossibility Fiction: Alternativity, Extrapolation, Speculation
I will also examine how Ballard worked through the implications and possibilities of 'inner space' fiction within SF and other genres, and how he apparently came to the conclusion that inner space could be more profitably explored outside the ...
Derek Littlewood, Peter Stockwell, 1996
8
Science Fiction and the Prediction of the Future: Essays on ...
Further, much space fiction was premised on another questionable analogy between outer space and America: just as repressed Europeans traveled to Amer - ica, started new lives, and achieved independence from Europe, future space ...
Gary Westfahl,, Wong Kin Yuen, Amy Kit-sze Chan, 2011
9
British Science Fiction Film and Television: Critical Essays
But, alas, Hugh had been introduced to space fiction in the school playground. Being a kindly child he listened politely as I recounted the sagas of the bunnies and kittens. He even listened to the doings of all those sweet children, with their ...
Tobias Hochscherf, James Leggott, Donald E. Palumbo, 2011
10
Hugo Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction
When foreign publishers launched science fiction lines, their identifying symbols were often similar: In Great Britain, publisher Hennel Locke used a picture of a spaceship for its “space fiction”; in France, books in the Fleuve Noir science fiction ...
Gary Westfahl, Donald E. Palumbo, C.W. Sullivan III, 2007

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPACE FICTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term space fiction is used in the context of the following news items.
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'Interstellar' Movie Reviews: Christopher Nolan's Space Fiction Film …
While the latest and upcoming film by celebrated director Christopher Nolan is yet to be released in early November, there are some who got lucky to see the ... «Christian Post, Oct 14»

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