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science fiction

noun

Simple Definition of science fiction

  • : stories about how people and societies are affected by imaginary scientific developments in the future

Full Definition of science fiction

  1. :  fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined science on society or individuals or having a scientific factor as an essential orienting component

sci·ence–fic·tion·al play \ˈsī-ən(t)s-ˈfik-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of science fiction

  1. Time travel exists only in the realm of science fiction.



1851

First Known Use of science fiction

1851


SCIENCE FICTION Defined for Kids

science fiction

noun

Definition of science fiction

  1. :  made-up stories about the influence of real or imagined science on society or individuals





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