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deep space

deep space: n. 1. Describes the notional location of any program
   that has gone off the trolley.  Esp. used of programs that
   just sit there silently grinding long after either failure or some
   output is expected.  "Uh oh.  I should have gotten a prompt ten
   seconds ago.  The program's in deep space somewhere." Compare
   buzz, catatonic, hyperspace.  2. The metaphorical
   location of a human so dazed and/or confused or caught up in some
   esoteric form of bogosity that he or she no longer responds
   coherently to normal communication.  Compare page out.