Definition of cosmic in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒzmɪk


  • 1Relating to the universe or cosmos, especially as distinct from the earth: cosmic matter the cosmic void
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    • As the cyclic activity of our solar orbit governs all life on earth, so our cosmic orbit governs all life in the solar system.
    • Most of the universe is behind the cosmic horizon and cannot be directly detected.
    • The cosmic microwave background radiation contains billions of photons for every baryon.
    extraterrestrial, in space, from space; heavenly, celestial, extramundane, other-worldly
  • 1.1Inconceivably vast: the song is a masterpiece of cosmic proportions
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    • He imagines himself channelling vast cosmic forces through his droning feedback guitar.
    • It was a display of gross incompetence on an almost cosmic scale.
    • They all were silent for a moment pondering this bit of cosmic coincidence.



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  • ‘Reducing the cosmical structure to variations on a single law,’ Yogananada wrote, ‘Einstein has reached across the ages.’
  • Pythagoras started from the cosmical system of Anaximenes.


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  • They'll be more cosmically significant than the lunar eclipse that hung hauntingly over Busch Stadium on Wednesday night.
  • Single stars are of comparatively small mass, cosmically speaking, and so produce little deflection of light beams.
  • I actually made a list last year about why this shouldn't be cosmically possible.

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