white dwarf

white dwarf


astronomy : a star that is at the end of its life and is very hot, small, and dense

plural white dwarfs

Full Definition of WHITE DWARF

:  a small hot whitish star of low intrinsic brightness usually with a mass approximately equal to that of the sun but with a density many times larger

First Known Use of WHITE DWARF



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