Definition of interstellar
: located, taking place, or traveling among the stars especially of the Milky Way galaxy
Recent Examples of interstellar from the Web
Radio signals have been considered an efficient means of interstellar communications since the 1960s, when the field of the search for extraterrestrial life, or SETI, was getting off the ground.
Interstellar actress Mackenzie Foy stars as Clara, while Misty Copeland plays the lead ballerina.
Protostars are known to generate powerful jets of gas that blast into interstellar space and this work reveals that HH 212’s jets are spinning, with the material blasting out from the protostar's poles like bullets.
That's not even to mention the interstellar lineup of DJs, producers, jam bands, singer-songwriters and hip-hop heroes.
This employs another science fiction mainstay, interstellar societies structured like medieval kingdoms following the collapse of Rome.
Ubisoft has been bullish about connecting all of its games to larger online worlds, and that might be why BG&E2 has such an interstellar scale.
Astronomers are still puzzled by the way massive stars form in interstellar space, the new study's researchers said in a statement.
And there's Rey, trading blows with Kylo Ren in what promises to be an experience that scales from individual skirmishes to platoon-sized assaults on up to explosive battalion-ish interstellar clashes.
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First Known Use of interstellar
INTERSTELLAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of interstellar for English Language Learners
: existing or occurring between stars
INTERSTELLAR Defined for Kids
Definition of interstellar for Students
: existing or taking place among the stars interstellar gases
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