of or relating to another world; originating from or located in a place outside one’s native world or planet
The Ermesian vessel was much closer now. A ship with a weapon this far out meant an off-world patrol. Planets not expecting trouble would have no reason for watchful expectancy. So they were expecting him, he guessed.
Landor ignored the thrust. ‘Where do you go now, Valkyr?’ ‘Off-world.’ ‘Of course,’ Landor smiled thinly, his eyebrows arching over pale, shrewd eyes. ‘Off-world.’
There is a space port near the Venturi holdings at Po'ult… There is no regular schedule of ships, but off-world traders do come.
When he stepped out on its ruby tinted soil this morning no lingering taint off [sic] his off-world orgin [sic] must remain to disgust the sensitive nostrils of the Salariki.
He was Dane Thorson, acting cargo master of the Queen because Van Ryke, his superior, was off-world and would join them only at the end of this voyage.
In any of the rAkellaron want off-world markets arranged, we have to do it through you, don’t we?
Were these women capable of recognizing her offworld accent for what it was?
The offworld Winthrop family finally makes a new expedition to see if Earth is still uninhabitable, as history reports.
Uncovering the Ila’s past as an offworld fugitive.
The season’s 14th and 15th episodes see Fraiser shot and killed while trying to save an SGC member during an off-world fire fight.
Walking to the top of Herculaneum was another of Far Away’s principal tourist attractions. It wasn’t difficult, the slopes weren’t particularly steep, and the low gravity gave offworld visitors an easy time of it.
Biologists, delighted with the opportunity to study off-world life, had lined up for assignment, and Cephei III had continued to receive researchers ever since.
B. I. Kahn, in Astounding
Added to the OED in March 2004 with an earliest date of 1956.
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