galaxy meaning

EN[ˈɡaləksi] [ˈɡæləksi]
  • A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas and dust, and dark matter. The word galaxy is derived from the Greek galaxias (γαλαξίας), literally "milky", a reference to the Milky Way.
  • There are approximately 170 billion (1.7 × 1011) galaxies in the observable universe. Most of the galaxies are 1,000 to 100,000 parsecs in diameter and usually separated by distances on the order of millions of parsecs (or megaparsecs).
EN Galaxy
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en galaxylike
    2. en galaxywide
    3. en galaxy-wide
    4. en galaxy group
    5. en galaxy groups
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    Meaning of galaxy for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "galaxy" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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