Definition of galaxy in English:
noun (plural galaxies)
1A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction.
- There are reckoned to be about 400 billion stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way.
- New planetary star systems and galaxies are being discovered almost daily.
- Or it may expand so fast that gravity could never pull galaxies together again.
1.1 (the Galaxy) The galaxy of which the solar system is a part; the Milky Way.
- And he needs to be president of the Galaxy to do it.
- We realized that our Galaxy was just one of many billions of galaxies in the universe.
- On another note, this story takes place now, just in a different part of the galaxy.
1.2A large group of impressive people or things: the four musicians have played with a galaxy of stars
More example sentences
- To create his galaxy of impressions, Baxter watched television avidly, even backstage between stage shows.
- The official website is now a positive galaxy of useful stuff.
- RSS-fortified radio on mobile phones opens a whole galaxy of possibilities.