Milky Way
noun Date: 14th century 1. a broad luminous irregular band of light that stretches completely around the celestial sphere and is caused by the light of myriads of faint stars 2. Milky Way galaxy

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  • Milky way — La Milky Way est une barre de chocolat produite par Mars Incorporated. La version américaine de la barre Milky Way est faite de chocolat malt nougat recouverte de caramel puis de chocolat au lait et est similaire à la barre Mars européenne. La… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Milky Way — Milky Milk y, a. 1. Consisting of, or containing, milk. [1913 Webster] Pails high foaming with a milky flood. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. Like, or somewhat like, milk; whitish and turbid; as, the water is milky. Milky juice. Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milky way — Way Way, n. [OE. wey, way, AS. weg; akin to OS., D., OHG., & G. weg, Icel. vegr, Sw. v[ a]g, Dan. vei, Goth. wigs, L. via, and AS. wegan to move, L. vehere to carry, Skr. vah. [root]136. Cf. {Convex}, {Inveigh}, {Vehicle}, {Vex}, {Via}, {Voyage} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milky Way — n the Milky Way the pale white band of stars that can be seen across the sky at night …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • milky way — late 14c., loan translation of L. via lactea. See also GALAXY (Cf. galaxy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Milky Way — ► NOUN ▪ the galaxy of which our solar system is a part, visible at night as a faint band of light crossing the sky …   English terms dictionary

  • Milky Way — the [transl. of L via lactea, transl. of Gr galaxias kyklos: see GALAXY] the spiral galaxy containing our sun: seen from the earth as a broad, faintly luminous band of stars and interstellar gas arching across the night sky, with the… …   English World dictionary

  • Milky Way — This article is about the galaxy. For other uses, see Milky Way (disambiguation). Milky Way galaxy Image of the Milky Way s Galactic Center in the night sky above Paranal Observatory Observation data …   Wikipedia

  • Milky Way —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir MilkyWay.  La Milky Way est une barre de chocolat produite par Mars Incorporated. La version américaine de la barre Milky Way est faite de chocolat malt nougat recouverte de caramel puis de chocolat au… …   Wikipédia en Français

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