an area outside of a solar system
‘Where you planning to go?’ ‘Toward Center,’ Tirol said. ‘Center’ was the term used in out-systems for the Sol Group.
I guess you two are from out-system…. I’ve seen people from out-system amazed at our microfab circuit before.
All right, chaps, just in from out-system, eh?
A destruct mechanism on the station might be set to blow on a signal sent from outsystem.
The cries of battle horror from out-system dwindled.
If they receive the right message, countersigned by Hector SystemBank to prove it has been sent from out-system, they’ll delete my backup.
Brian Aldiss, in New Worlds
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