interstellar

adjective in·ter·stel·lar \ ˌin-tər-ˈste-lər \
|Updated on: 18 Aug 2018

Definition of interstellar

: located, taking place, or traveling among the stars especially of the Milky Way galaxy

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First Known Use of interstellar

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INTERSTELLAR Defined for English Language Learners

interstellar

Definition of interstellar for English Language Learners

  • : existing or occurring between stars


INTERSTELLAR Defined for Kids

interstellar

adjective in·ter·stel·lar \ ˌin-tər-ˈste-lər \

Definition of interstellar for Students

: existing or taking place among the stars
  • interstellar gases


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