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adjective as in celestial

adjective as in leading

adjective as in pertaining to stars

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This question has long been a subject of intense astrophysical debate, particularly in relation to the stellar composition of individual galaxies.

An optical telescope planned for construction on a 15-meter tower at Kunlun could take advantage of Dome A’s stellar views above the boundary layer, Ma says.

Each stellar tail stretches hundreds of light-years and dwarfs the cluster itself, which is about 65 light-years across.

The study also doesn’t explain certain heavy elements found in meteorites, which are thought to come from a nearby supernova and so could require the sun come from a long-lived stellar family.

Two major gold loan financiers—Muthoot Finance and Manappuram Finance—reported stellar results in the March quarter.

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But it might, when we look back at the stellar performances young Hollywood produced this year, end up being ridiculous.

But that misstep is a minor blip in an otherwise stellar premiere.

For stellar-mass black holes, a reliable technique involves watching fluctuations in their X-ray emissions.

If a stellar-mass black hole is a violin, an IMBH is a double bass.

A stellar-mass black hole would produce pulses in the 100 to 450 Hz range, though still with that 3-to-2 ratio between the flares.

We have now set forth some of the important facts exhibited by the stellar universe.

One of the most fruitful fields for this instrument is undoubtedly stellar spectroscopy.

I believe he would be able to assimilate training, and would make a valuable addition to the Stellar Guard.

He had overcome this obstacle, however, and had eliminated the possibilities of a collision with these stellar juggernauts.

I thought the stellar host glittered with unusual brilliance, as if there were a joyous and holy revelry going on in heaven.


On this page you'll find 47 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stellar, such as: astronomical, cosmic, galactic, astrological, and heavenly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.