space-age

adjective
\ˈspās-ˈāj \

Definition of space-age 

: of, relating to, or befitting the age of space exploration especially : modern space-age technology

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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space-age

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of space-age

: very modern

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