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noun as in variable star that suddenly erupts

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He’d long been interested in outer space, reading science texts and science fiction as well as watching PBS’s Nova series on WTTW, Chicago’s public television station.

Indeed, Spaceback and Nova are among a handful of companies doing this level of customization of display ads at scale — proof that the technology has reached a point in recent years where it can start to deliver on its potential.

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Nova allows you to add extra touch gestures to your home screen to invoke all kinds of actions.

Bossa nova soon became a nationwide sensation, with countless performers capitalizing on the trend.

Bossa nova, which means roughly “new trend,” was based on Brazil’s traditional samba music, but with a slower, more gentle rhythm and delicate, sinuous melodies.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia—It's amazing what some fresh Nova Scotia air can do.

Today, at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador—in the steamy northeastern coast of Brazil—we saw the Dutch Reconquista.

The couple will visit Pictou County for an event to celebrate Celtic heritage in Nova Scotia.

He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything.... That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.

He wanted to be a big nova that would eclipse everything. . . . That was the only thing that would satisfy Andy.

Quid sit Nova Francia, qualis regio, qui in e populi, quique mores.

On that fatal day in August on which war broke out we were in Nova Scotia.

The citizens of Halifax, Nova Scotia, celebrated the 108th anniversary of the settlement of that place.

A large number of loyalists were now leaving the States and settling in Nova Scotia.

They call the potatoes ‘Bluenoses’ just as they call the Nova Scotia folks.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nova, such as: star, supernova, superstar, null, and orb.

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