Definition of Space age

1. Noun. The age beginning with the first space travel; from 1957 to the present.

Generic synonyms: Time

Definition of Space age

1. Noun. The period from the about the time of the launch of Sputnik in 1957 to the present day, during which man ventured into space ¹

2. Noun. an item or technology that embodies the Zeitgeist of the space age by appearing futuristic or modern ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Space Age

space-filling curve
space-filling curves
space-filling model
space-reflection symmetry
space-time clustering
space-time continuum
space adaptation syndrome
space age (current term)
space alien
space aliens
space attenuation
space bar
space bars
space biology
space blanket
space blankets
space cadet
space cadets
space cake
space cakes
space capsule
space capsules

Literary usage of Space age

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1. Alison and Peter Smithson: From the House of the Future to a House of Today by Dirk van den Heuvel, Peter Smithson, Max Risselada, Beatriz Colomina (2004)
"This is in keeping with the times, a kind of Superman trend to fit in with the space age.'Women, on the other hand'will wear ultra-feminine clothes in the ..."

2. Masters of the Universe: Science, Politics and the New Space Race by Melissa Mean, James Wilsdon (2004)
"... wider cultural atmosphere of experimentation, which combined with a set of cheap and malleable man-made materials to give rise to 'the space-age look'. ..."

3. Describe Industrial Fire Detection and Alarm Systems Training Kit by HDC Human Development Consultants, HDC Human Development Consultants Ltd. (2003)
"Figure 5a—Graphic Fire Annunciator (Courtesy of space age Electronics, Inc.) Figure 5b—Tabular Fire Annunciator (Courtesy of space age Electronics, ..."

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