Associations to the word «Interstellar»


INTERSTELLAR, adjective. Between the stars
INTERSTELLAR, adjective. Among the stars
INTERSTELLAR COMET, noun. (astronomy) (planetology) A comet (or exocomet) located in interstellar space, and not gravitationally bound to a star.
INTERSTELLAR COMETS, noun. Plural of interstellar comet
INTERSTELLAR EXTINCTION, noun. (astronomy) the dimming of light from the stars due to absorption and scattering from dust in the interstellar medium
INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM, noun. (astronomy) The matter that exists in the space between star systems in a galaxy, including gas, dust, and cosmic rays.
INTERSTELLAR PLANET, noun. (astronomy) (planetology) a planetary-mass object which has either been ejected from its system or was never gravitationally bound to any star or other such object, and that therefore orbits the galaxy directly.
INTERSTELLAR PLANETS, noun. Plural of interstellar planet
INTERSTELLAR SPACE, noun. The space between the stars
INTERSTELLAR SPACES, noun. Plural of interstellar space

Dictionary definition

INTERSTELLAR, adjective. Between or among stars; "the density of hydrogen in interplanetary and interstellar space".

Wise words

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