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2020-07-19 empathist n. (1952) = empath n.
2020-07-19 ship v. (1998) transitive to discuss, portray, or advocate a romantic pairing of (two characters who appear in a work of (serial) fiction), esp. when such a pairing is not depicted in the original work; also intransitive
2020-07-19 earthly adj. (1783) belonging to or characteristic of Earth
2020-07-19 Earthish adj. (1976) of or pertaining to the planet Earth or its inhabitants
2020-07-19 shipper n. (1996) a person who discusses, portrays, or advocates a romantic pairing of two characters who appear in a work of (serial) fiction, esp. when such a pairing is not depicted in the original work
2020-07-19 ship n. 2 (1996) a romantic pairing of two characters who appear in a work of (serial) fiction, esp. one which is discussed, portrayed, or advocated by fans rather than depicted in the original work; (also) fans who support a particular pairing, considered collectively
2020-07-18 manga n. (1951) a Japanese genre of cartoons and comic books, typically drawn in a meticulously detailed style, usually featuring characters with distinctive large, staring eyes, sometimes including violent or sexually explicit material
2020-07-17 datasphere n. (1989) the notional environment in which digital data is stored; esp. the internet viewed in this way; (also) the realm of virtual reality; cyberspace n.
2020-07-17 clone n. (1966) any member of a hypothetical population of artificially produced, identical beings; (also) a duplicate of a living person
2020-07-17 biocomputer n. (1952) a computer having components and circuits formed from or modelled on biological molecules or structures
2020-07-17 Alpha Centaurian adj. (1934) of or relating to the Alpha Centauri star system or its inhabitants; cf. Centaurian adj.
2020-07-17 Alpha Centaurian n. (1931) a native or inhabitant of the Alpha Centauri star system; cf. Centaurian n.
2020-07-17 Centaurian adj. (1901) of or relating to the constellation Centaurus or one of its star systems, esp. Alpha Centauri, or its inhabitants; cf. Alpha Centaurian adj.
2020-07-17 Centaurian n. (1931) a native or inhabitant of the constellation Centaurus or of a star system within it, esp. Alpha Centauri; cf. Alpha Centaurian n.
2020-07-17 carbonite n. (1980) a carbon-based material in which a person can be cryogenically preserved