cosmic dust

See synonyms for cosmic dust on
  1. fine particles of matter in space.

Origin of cosmic dust

First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby cosmic dust Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cosmic dust in a sentence

  • It is too late, after a busy day, and at that hour, to begin overtime on fashioning a new and better planet out of cosmic dust.

    Old Junk | H. M. Tomlinson
  • Beyond them the stars burned, flaming through the shimmers of cosmic dust.

    The Colors of Space | Marion Zimmer Bradley

British Dictionary definitions for cosmic dust

cosmic dust

  1. fine particles of solid matter occurring throughout interstellar space and often collecting into clouds of extremely low density: See also nebula (def. 1)

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