extragalactic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1851 originating or existing outside the Milky Way galaxy; also of or relating to extragalactic space <
extragalactic astronomy
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  • extragalactic — EXTRAGALÁCTIC, Ă, extragalactici, ce, adj. Care se află în afara galaxiei noastre. – Din fr. extragalactique, engl. extragalactic. Trimis de ana zecheru, 11.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  extragaláctic adj. → galactic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007.… …   Dicționar Român

  • extragalactic — [eks΄trə gə lak′tik] adj. outside or beyond our own galaxy …   English World dictionary

  • extragalactic — adjective a) Originating outside of the Milky Way galaxy. Extragalactic astronomy is the study of things outside the Milky Way b) Originating outside of a galaxy See Also: extrasolar, extraplanetary, extraterrestrial …   Wiktionary

  • extragalactic — /ek streuh geuh lak tik/, adj. outside the Milky Way system. [1850 55; EXTRA + GALACTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • extragalactic — adj. outside of a galaxy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extragalactic — [ˌɛkstrəgə laktɪk] adjective Astronomy occurring or originating outside the Milky Way galaxy …   English new terms dictionary

  • extragalactic — ex·tra·galactic …   English syllables

  • extragalactic — ex•tra•ga•lac•tic [[t]ˌɛk strə gəˈlæk tɪk[/t]] adj. astron. outside the Milky Way system • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • extragalactic — /ɛkstrəgəˈlæktɪk/ (say ekstruhguh laktik) adjective outside the galaxy …   Australian English dictionary

  • extragalactic —   a. beyond or outside our galaxy …   Dictionary of difficult words

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