Definition of Extragalactic

1. Adjective. Outside or beyond a galaxy. "Extragalactic nebula"

Partainyms: Galaxy



Definition of Extragalactic

1. Adjective. (astronomy) Originating outside of the Milky Way galaxy. ¹

2. Adjective. (astronomy) Originating outside of a galaxy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extragalactic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extragalactic

extradural anaesthesia
extradural haematorrhachis
extradural haemorrhage
extraembryonic
extraembryonic blastoderm
extraembryonic celom
extraembryonic ectoderm
extraembryonic membrane
extraembryonic mesoderm
extraepiphysial
extrafamilial
extrafloral
extrafoliaceous
extraforaneous
extragalactic (current term)
extragalactic nebula
extragastrointestinal
extrageneous
extragenetic
extragenic
extragenomic
extraglomerular
extragonadal
extrahelical
extrahepatic
extraintestinal
extrait
extraits

Literary usage of Extragalactic

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"The Galaxy has a spiral structure similar to that of some extragalactic nebula:. ... extragalactic NEBULAE Outside our own Galaxy there are large numbers of ..."

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