cosmic dust
noun Date: 1881 very fine particles of solid matter found in any part of the universe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cosmic dust — Space dust redirects here. For other uses, see Space dust (disambiguation). Porous chondrite interplanetary dust particle. Cosmic dust is a type of dust composed of particles in space which are a few molecules to 0.1 µm in size. Cosmic dust… …   Wikipedia

  • cosmic dust — noun clouds of particles or gases occurring throughout interstellar space • Hypernyms: ↑cloud • Substance Holonyms: ↑galaxy, ↑extragalactic nebula * * * ˌcosmic ˈdust 7 [cosmic dust] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cosmic dust — kosminės dulkės statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cosmic dust; interstellar dust; space dust vok. interstellarer Staub, m; kosmische Staubteilchen, m rus. космическая пыль, f; межзвёздная пыль, f pranc. poussière cosmique, f; poussière… …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • cosmic dust — kosminės dulkės statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Atmosferoje susidarančios meteorinės dulkės. atitikmenys: angl. cosmic dust vok. kosmischer Staub, m rus. космическая пыль, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cosmic dust — cos′mic dust′ n. astron. fine particles of matter in space • Etymology: 1925 …   From formal English to slang

  • cosmic dust — /kɒzmɪk ˈdʌst/ (say kozmik dust) noun fine particles of interstellar matter, usually forming clouds …   Australian English dictionary

  • cosmic dust — Astron. fine particles of matter in space. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • cosmic dust — tiny particles found in outer space …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cosmic dust — noun small particles of matter distributed throughout space …   English new terms dictionary

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