A recent news article Comet landing: Organic molecules detected by Philae (BBC 18 November 2014) talks about 'Organic molecules' being found on a comet. The question here Any regolith lunar samples tested for organics? talks about looking for organics on the Moon. The Wikipedia entry for Organic has several options, the first being Organism is any contiguous living system.
To most people I think that Organic equates to life and supporting of life. But even that is a huge range.
What is meant by 'Organics' when discussing space exploration?
Is it just a sensational term without defined meaning, or does it really have meaning, that implies the existence of life not from Earth (extraterrestrial life)?