quasar

noun qua·sar \ ˈkwā-ˌzär also -ˌsär \

Definition of quasar

: a region at the center of a galaxy that produces an extremely large amount of radiation

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Origin and Etymology of quasar

quasi-stellar


QUASAR Defined for English Language Learners

quasar

noun

Definition of quasar for English Language Learners

  • astronomy : a very bright object in space that is similar to a star and that is very far away from the Earth and gives off powerful radio waves


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