Definition of Nebula in English :

Define Nebula in English

Nebula meaning in English

Meaning of Nebula in English

Pronunciation of Nebula in English

Nebula pronunciation in English

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1. nebula

a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer

2. nebula

cloudiness of the urine

3. nebula

an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space

4. nebula

(pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea

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see synonyms of nebula
noun plural -lae (-ˌliː) or -las
1. astronomy
a diffuse cloud of particles and gases (mainly hydrogen) that is visible either as a hazy patch of light (either an emission or a reflection nebula) or an irregular dark region against a brighter background (dark nebula)
Compare planetary nebula
2. pathology
opacity of the cornea
cloudiness of the urine
any substance for use in an atomizer spray

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see synonyms of nebula
nounWord forms: plural ˈnebuˌlae (ˈnɛbjəˌli ; nebˈyəlēˌ) or ˈnebulas
a cloud of interstellar gas or dust
formerly, applied to any hazy, distant celestial object, as a star cluster or an external galaxy
2.  Medicine
a small, cloudy opacity on the cornea
a liquid preparation used as a spray

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see synonyms of nebula
n. pl. neb·u·lae (-lē) or neb·u·las
1. Astronomy
a. A diffuse cloud of interstellar dust or gas or both, visible as luminous patches or areas of darkness depending on the way the mass absorbs or reflects incident light or emits its own light.
b. A galaxy. No longer in technical use.
2. Medicine
a. A cloudy spot on the cornea.
b. A liquid preparation for use in a nebulizer.

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