radio source


noun Astronomy.

a cosmic object or phenomenon, as a galaxy, pulsar, quasar, or the remnant of a supernova or of a galactic collision, that emits radio waves.

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Origin of radio source

First recorded in 1945–50
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British Dictionary definitions for radio source

radio source

noun

a celestial object, such as a supernova remnant or quasar, that is a source of radio waves
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