Share this entry
intergalactic Line breaks: inter|gal¦act¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəɡəˈlaktɪk/

Definition of intergalactic in English:


Relating to, moving, or situated between two or more galaxies: intergalactic gas
More example sentences
  • These larger jets shoot out from galaxies into the intergalactic medium.
  • A dense region of intergalactic gas cools to form several smaller galaxies, which merge to form a larger galaxy with a super massive black hole.
  • As charged particles, cosmic rays are deflected by galactic and intergalactic magnetic fields during their travel to Earth.


Definition of intergalactic in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources