science fiction

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈsaɪəns ˌfɪkʃən/
  • Hyphenation: sci‧ence fic‧tion

Noun[change]

Singular
science fiction

Plural
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  1. Science fiction is are stories 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. Science fiction is 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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