in·​ter·​ga·​lac·​tic | \ ˌin-tər-gə-ˈlak-tik How to pronounce intergalactic (audio) \

Definition of intergalactic

1 : situated in or relating to the spaces between galaxies
2 : of, relating to, or occurring in outer space intergalactic battles

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Recent Examples on the Web The Arizona Diamondbacks of intergalactic fighting! Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, "Welcome to 'Mortal Kombat.' It's violent, stupid and there's more where that came from," 22 Apr. 2021 This adaptation of the classic button-masher focuses on a group of fighters who gather for an epic, intergalactic fighting tournament. Travis Bean, Forbes, "The Best New Movies To Stream On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO And Disney+ This Week," 18 Apr. 2021 But while our heroes explore whole universes, the regular folk of the MCU often get left behind, even as their lives are ravaged by intergalactic forces beyond their control. Ineye Komonibo,, "The Falcon & The Winter Soldier," 16 Apr. 2021 By not having an electrical charge, neutrinos are not affected by interstellar and intergalactic magnetic fields and other influences that scramble the paths of other types of cosmic particles. Star Tribune, "Hunting ghost particles beneath the world's deepest lake," 8 Apr. 2021 The former is ruled by the peace-loving Highfather, while the latter is ruled by Darkseid, an intergalactic tyrant determined to find the Anti-Life Equation and conquer the universe by removing free will. Christian Holub,, "DC cancels upcoming New Gods, The Trench superhero films from Ava DuVernay and James Wan," 1 Apr. 2021 By not having an electrical charge, neutrinos are not affected by interstellar and intergalactic magnetic fields and other influences that scramble the paths of other types of cosmic particles, such as protons and electrons. New York Times, "Hunting Ghost Particles Beneath the World’s Deepest Lake," 30 Mar. 2021 Regrettably, the movie also has far too much time for Steppenwolf (voiced by Ciarán Hinds), the latest intergalactic destroyer of worlds (yawn) to make the mistake of invading Earth. Los Angeles Times, "Review: ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ has arrived. The wait was long — and so is the movie," 15 Mar. 2021 This is only the beginning of life after Thanos, and WandaVision just set the stage for a sprawling intergalactic, inter-dimensional adventure to tide us over for the next few years. Ineye Komonibo,, "So…What’s Next For The MCU After WandaVision?," 5 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of intergalactic

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Intergalactic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of intergalactic

: existing or occurring between galaxies

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