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Meaning of GALACTIC

Pronunciation:  gu'laktik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  inconceivably large
  2. [adj]  of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way); "the galactic plane"
 

GALACTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: astronomic, astronomical, big, large
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ga*lac"tic\, a. [Gr. ? milky, fr. ?, ?, milk. See
{Galaxy}, and cf. {Lactic}.]
1. Of or pertaining to milk; got from milk; as, galactic
   acid.

2. Of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way.

{Galactic circle} (Astron.), the great circle of the heavens,
   to which the course of the galaxy most nearly conforms.
   --Herschel.

{Galactic poles}, the poles of the galactic circle.

 
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