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interstellar

[in-ter-stel-er] /ˌɪn tərˈstɛl ər/
adjective
1.
Astronomy. situated or occurring between the stars:
interstellar dust.
Origin of interstellar
1620-1630
1620-30; inter- + stellar
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  • You would get nowhere, even if you had an interstellar drive right now.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • The interstellar Room has a reputation all over Talburg, you know.

    Alarm Clock Everett B. Cole
  • interstellar, in-tėr-stel′ar, adj. situated beyond the solar system or among the stars: in the intervals between the stars.

  • This one may be the final act that will bring on interstellar war.

    The Unnecessary Man Gordon Randall Garrett
  • There were a lot of things to do before he would be ready to leave Earth for an interstellar tour of duty.

    The Judas Valley Gerald Vance
British Dictionary definitions for interstellar

interstellar

/ˌɪntəˈstɛlə/
adjective
1.
conducted, or existing between two or more stars
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Word Origin and History for interstellar
adj.

1620s, "situated between the stars," from inter- + stellar.

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