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1984. having a quality that would be bad if it could be admitted that anything is bad; indicative of a cultural climate in which expressing even the simplest distinction is officially discouraged.

United States Robots and Mechanical Men

Isaac Asimov robots. the business enterprise that first provided mass-market positronic robots and remained the leading manufacturer of robots for a long time. Abbr. USR&MM.

Up, up, and away!

Superman. a characteristic expression of Superman on preparing to leap off the ground and fly away.


a remote land that seemingly has no problems; introduced in a novel of the same name; now often used (in lowercase) as a generic term.