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Science Fiction

English

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Cover of Rocket to the Moon, a 1951 science fiction comic book.

Alternative forms

Etymology

From science + fiction; apparently coined in 1851 by W. Wilson.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'sans ?f?kn/
  • Hyphenation: sci?ence fic?tion
  • Rhymes: -?kn

Noun

science fiction (uncountable)

  1. Fiction in which advanced technology or science is a key element.
    Some people consider motion pictures such as the Star Wars movies more as fantasies than science fiction.
  2. Technology that, while theoretically possible, is not yet practical.
    Despite decades of research, mass-market personal aircraft are still science fiction.

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Antonyms

Hypernyms

(fiction):

Hypernyms of science fiction

Hyponyms

(fiction):

Hyponyms of science fiction

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Polish

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Etymology

From English science fiction.

Pronunciation

Noun

science fiction n (indeclinable)

  1. (literature) science fiction (genre of fiction)
    Synonym: fantastyka naukowa
  2. (colloquial) something unbelievable

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