metagalaxy
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1930 the entire system of galaxies ; universemetagalactic adjective

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  • metagalaxy — [met΄əgal′ək sē] n. Astron. the total assemblage of all galaxies, including all intergalactic matter; the measurable material universe metagalactic [met΄əgə lak′tik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • metagalaxy — metagalaktika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. metagalaxy vok. Metagalaktik, f rus. метагалактика, f pranc. métagalaxie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • metagalaxy — metagalactic /met euh geuh lak tik/, adj. /met euh gal euhk see/, n., pl. metagalaxies. Astron. the complete system of galaxies; the Milky Way and all the surrounding galaxies. [1925 30; META + GALAXY] * * * …   Universalium

  • metagalaxy — noun Any very large scale organized collection of galaxies …   Wiktionary

  • metagalaxy — metÉ™ gælÉ™ksɪ n. entire system of the galaxies (Astronomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metagalaxy — meta·galaxy …   English syllables

  • metagalaxy — met•a•gal•ax•y [[t]ˌmɛt əˈgæl ək si[/t]] n. pl. ax•ies astron. the complete system of galaxies • Etymology: 1925–30 met a•ga•lac′tic gəˈlæk tɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • metagalaxy — /mɛtəˈgæləksi/ (say metuh galuhksee) noun (plural metagalaxies) the complete system of external galaxies, or extragalactic nebulae …   Australian English dictionary

  • metagalaxy — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary meta + galaxy : the entire system of galaxies : universe …   Useful english dictionary

  • metagalactic — adjective see metagalaxy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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