contact binary


noun Astronomy.

a binary system in which the envelopes of gas surrounding each star are in contact.

Nearby words

  1. consumptively,
  2. cont.,
  3. cont. rem.,
  4. contact,
  5. contact allergy,
  6. contact cement,
  7. contact centre,
  8. contact cheilitis,
  9. contact dermatitis,
  10. contact flight

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