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starman

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1 an alien. Compare space person 1, star-person. 1932 R. Gallun title Wonder Stories Quarterly (Winter) 222 The Revolt of the Star Men.1960 P. Anderson Longest Voyage S....

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starman

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1 an alien. Compare space person 1, star-person. 1932 R. Gallun title Wonder Stories Quarterly (Winter) 222 The Revolt of the Star Men.1960 P. Anderson Longest Voyage S....

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Starman

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 33 words.

English:

1. variant of Starr 1.

2. from the medieval nickname Starre (see Starr 1) + man

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Starman

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 66 words.

Variants: Stairmand

Current frequencies: GB 34, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 6

English: (i) see Stearman.

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starman <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 221 words.

1 an alien. Compare space person , star-person. 1932 R. Gallun title Wonder Stories Quarterly (Winter) 222

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SpaceX sends Starman into the headlines

in Astronomy & Geophysics

April 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics; Geophysics. 316 words.

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Starman: the rise of the ‘cosmic traveller’

Neil Cornwell.

in Odoevsky's Four Pathways into Modern Fiction

July 2010; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 8269 words.

This chapter examines the motif of round-the-world flight, and the impact on surrounding society of the quirks of a single life, in Odoevsky's tale The Live Corpse. It is seen to be...

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Stearman

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 272 words.

Variants: Starman, Steerman, Sterman, Sturman

Current frequencies: GB 357, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 234

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Sturman

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 287 words.

Variants: Stirman, Starman, Storman, Sterman

Current frequencies: GB 1266, Ireland 0 • GB frequency 1881: 639

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starfarer <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 169 words.

someone who travels between the stars. Compare spacefarer, starman , star traveler. 1970 A. Norton Dread Companion

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star-person <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 153 words.

an alien. Usually pl. Compare space person, starman . 1932 R. Gallun Revolt of Star Men

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star traveler <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 190 words.

a starfarer. Compare space traveler, starman . 1957 H. Clement Planetfall R. Hoskins Strange Tomorrows (1972) 314

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space person <i>n</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 262 words.

1 an alien. Usually pl. Compare starman , star-person. 1952 O. Lebeck & A. McWilliams Twin

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dirtside <i>adv</i>

Edited by Jeff Prucher.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 181 words.

on or to the surface of a planet or moon (as opposed to in space). 1953 R. A. Heinlein Starman

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astrogator

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

One who astrogates. Compare space navigator. 1935 S. G. Weinbaum Planet of Doubt Astounding Stories (Oct.) 108/1 Harbord was a good astrogator.1953 R. A. Heinlein Starman Jones (1980) 186...

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space person

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1 an alien. Usually pl. Compare starman 1, star-person. 1952 O. Lebeck & A. McWilliams Twin Earths Post-Standard (Syracuse, N.Y.) (July 8) 15 Ladies and gentlemen, in a few...

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star-person

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An alien. Usually pl. Compare space person, starman 1. 1932 R. Gallun Revolt of Star Men Wonder Stories Quarterly (Winter) 240/1 It was the space nausea which had made early ...

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star traveler

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A starfarer. Compare space traveler, starman 2. 1957 H. Clement Planetfall R. Hoskins Strange Tomorrows (1972) 314 The star-traveler already knew, of course, that he was in a valley,...

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alien

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

An (intelligent) being from a location in the universe other than one's own, especially one not from the earth. Also used fig. Compare space person 1, starman 1, star-person. 1820 ...

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dirtside

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

On or to the surface of a planet or moon (as opposed to in space). 1953 R. A. Heinlein Starman Jones 64 If you mess it up, I’ll leave you ...

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Gender and Philosophical Intuition*

Wesley Buckwalter and Stephen Stich.

in Experimental Philosophy

January 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy. 17373 words.

This chapter addresses the issue of the underrepresentation of women in philosophy by presenting an account regarding gender differences in philosophical institutions. It begins with an...

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