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interstellar

[ in-ter-stel-er ]

adjective

  1. Astronomy. situated or occurring between the stars:

    interstellar dust.



interstellar

/ ˌɪntəˈstɛlə /

adjective

  1. conducted, or existing between two or more stars


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Word History and Origins

Origin of interstellar1

First recorded in 1620–30; inter- + stellar
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Example Sentences

Still, it would be easier to send a radio or laser signal than to traverse the mind-boggling distances of interstellar space.

This is precisely why an agency like ESA is developing its Comet Interceptor Mission, to be ready to chase future interstellar visitors.

It results from the extensive work of scientific experts on precisely this kind of interstellar visitor.

They layer materials that are measured in atoms instead of grams and are surely better suited to interstellar travel.

That outward transfer of energy can, quite literally, blow away the interstellar gas that would otherwise cool and clump into new stars.

Christopher Nolan, Interstellar “My films are always held to a weirdly high standard,” Nolan told me.

As fluent in drug trade jargon as Martian, Future peppers his lyrics with interstellar imagery befitting of his far out vocals.

Obviously, Interstellar is a movie, not a three-hour advanced course in astrophysics.

The renowned theoretical physicist has for years been a proponent of real-life, NASA-led interstellar travel.

Thorne also worked closely with Double Negative, the visual-effects aces who worked on Interstellar.

Being only halfway in control of his own planetary system was no state to be found in by the first interstellar visitors.

Nobody today is telling better stories of straight-forward interstellar adventure.

He could have taken for himself a piece of the glory and promotion due to the discoverers of an Interstellar drive.

The transformation equations work fine on an interstellar ship.

Indeed, one fancies it might almost traverse the interstellar ether and drive against the stars.

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