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supergalaxy

Line breaks: super|gal¦axy
Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpəˌɡaləksi
 
, ˈsjuː-/

Definition of supergalaxy in English:

noun (plural supergalaxies)

Another term for supercluster.
Example sentences
  • The role of galaxy destruction by merging, leading to a new supergalaxy, has been underappreciated until recently.
  • Astronomy extends from the tiny moons around Mars to vast supergalaxies billions of light years away, worm - holes, and tachyons.
  • It is believed that dark matter predominates in galaxies and supergalaxies, and is the key to understanding how galaxies form and how the large structure of the cosmos is created.

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