interstellar

[ in-ter-stel-er ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈstɛl ər /
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adjective

Astronomy. situated or occurring between the stars: interstellar dust.

Origin of interstellar

First recorded in 1620–30; inter- + stellar
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British Dictionary definitions for interstellar

interstellar

/ (ˌɪntəˈstɛlə) /

adjective

conducted, or existing between two or more stars
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Word Origin and History for interstellar

interstellar


adj.

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

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