Nebula

A term used to describe celestial objects which have a fuzzy, or nebulous, appearance (from the Latin for cloud.), such as gas, or dust, clouds. Galaxies were once described thus.

nebula

A diffuse mass of interstellar dust and gas.
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nebula

A diffuse mass of interstellar dust and gas.
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nebula

[n] - a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer 2. [n] - cloudiness of the urine 3. [n] - an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space 4. [n] - (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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Nebula

A cloud of dust and gas in space. Some are luminous and some nebulae are dark.
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Nebula

Orion NebulaA cloud of dust and gas in space which is visible to observers on the Earth because it either emits, reflects or absorbs starlight.
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Nebula

Neb'u·la noun ; plural Nebulæ . [ Latin , mist, cloud; akin to Greek ..., ..., cloud, mist, German nebel mist, Old High German nebul , Dutch nevel , Sanskrit nabhas cloud, mist. Confer Nebule .] 1. (Astron.) A faint, cloudlike, self- ...
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nebula

Origin: L, mist, cloud; akin to Gr, cloud, mist, G. Nebel mist, OHG. Nebul, D. Nevel, Skr. Nabhas cloud, mist. Cf. Nebule. ... 1. <astronomy> A faint, cloudlike, self-luminous mass of matter situated beyond the solar system among the stars. True nebulae are gaseous; but very distant star clusters often appear like them in the telescope. ... 2...
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nebula

noun (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
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nebula

(neb´u-lә) slight corneal opacity. a preparatio, particularly an oily preparation, for use in a nebulizer.
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Nebula

• (n.) A faint, cloudlike, self-luminous mass of matter situated beyond the solar system among the stars. True nebulae are gaseous; but very distant star clusters often appear like them in the telescope. • (n.) A white spot or a slight opacity of the cornea. • (n.) A cloudy appearance in the urine. • (n.) A cloudy appearance in ...
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nebula

any of the various tenous clouds of gas and dust that occur in interstellar space. The term was formerly applied to any object outside the solar ... [7 related articles]
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nebula

nebula (s), nebulae (pl), nebul. (abbreviation) 1. A cloudlike patch in the sky. 2. A region or cloud of interstellar dust and gas appearing variously as a hazy bright or dark patch. 3. A faint cloudy area or scar on the cornea of the eye. 4. Cloudiness in the urine. 5. Liquid prepared for use in any kind of atomizing sprayer; especia...
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Nebula

[computing platform] Nebula is a Federal cloud computing platform that originated at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffet Field, California. The Nebula project was ran under the ACITS 2 contract originally held by Perot Systems. Nebula hosted many advanced research projects. == History == The Ames Internet Exchange (AIX), was formerly MAE-We...
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nebula

(nebul.) Type: Term Pronunciation: neb′yū-lă, -lē Definitions: 1. A translucent foglike opacity of the cornea. 2. A class of oily preparations, intended for application by atomization. 3. A spray. See: spray
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Nebula

[moth] Nebula is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae. ...
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Nebula

A nebula is a cloud of gas and dust in space. Before the invention of the telescope, the term nebula was applied to all celestial objects of a diffuse appearance. As a result, many objects now known to be star clusters or galaxies were originally called nebulas.
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Nebula

refers to a region of indistinct nebulosity. In modern terms, it means an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Historically, it was also used to refer to extended sources of luminosity that could not be resolved into their individual components, such as star cluster and galaxies.
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nebula

The emission nebula known as IC 1396 A cloud of gas and dust in space. There are three general types: emission nebulae, which shine by their own light, reflection nebulae, which reflect light from nearby stars, and dark nebulae, which absorb light and appear dark against a brighter background. ...
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nebula

nebula (neb'yoolu) [Lat.,=mist], in astronomy, observed manifestation of a collection of highly rarefied gas and dust in interstellar space. Prior to the 1960s this term was also applied to bodies later discovered to be galaxies, e.g., the so-called Great Nebula in the constellation Andromeda. I...
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nebula

Click images to enlargeCloud of gas and dust in space. Nebulae are the birthplaces of stars, but some nebulae are produced by gas thrown off from dying stars (see planetary nebula; supernova). Nebulae are classified according to whether they emit, reflect, or absorb light. An emission nebula, such as the Orion nebula,...
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Nebula

A nebula (from Latin: `cloud`; pl. nebulae or nebulæ, with ligature, or nebulas) is an interstellar cloud of dust, hydrogen, helium and other ionized gases. Originally, nebula was a name for any diffuse astronomical object, including galaxies beyond the Milky Way. The Andromeda Galaxy, for instance, was referred to as the Andromeda Nebula (and .....
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Nebula

A cloud of dust and gas in space, usually illuminated by one or more stars. Nebulae represent the raw material the stars are made of.
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nebula

An immense, diffuse body of interstellar gas and dust that has not condensed into a star.
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Nebula

An immense, diffuse body of interstellar gas and dust that has not condensed into a star.
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