outer space definition, meaning - what is outer space in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “outer space”

See all translations

outer space

noun [U] uk   us  
the part of space that is very far away from Earth
Translations of “outer space”
in Chinese (Traditional) 外層空間,太空…
in Russian космос…
in Turkish uzay derinliği, atmosfer dışı, göklerin ötesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 外层空间,太空…
in Polish przestrzeń kosmiczna, kosmos…
(Definition of outer space from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of outer space?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “outer space” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

kick off

the time when a game of football starts, or when it begins again after it has stopped because of a goal, etc.

Word of the Day

She’s got very good posture. (How we stand and sit)

by Liz Walter,
May 27, 2015
Recently on this blog, we looked at the words that we use to describe the way we move. This week we’re looking at words for describing our bodies when they are still, whether we are standing or sitting. Since most of us do far too much of this, let’s start with sitting.

Read More 

ancestral health noun

May 25, 2015
diet based on the presumed diet of our Palaeolithic ancestors ‘Ancestral health,’ to use a term popular among Paleo followers, has gone mass.

Read More