Nebula is a pretty tough word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of nebula, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - cloudiness of the urine
EXAMPLES - Nebula in a Sentence
- The nebula is the bright spot to the lower center. (source)
- Above the nebula is the star [sigma], a multiple star. (source)
- The crab nebula is the remnant from a supernova explosion 1054. (source)
- I know that a planetary nebula is different than a hydrogen cloud. (source)
- Fringing the outlines of the nebula is a system of whisker-like rays. (source)
- The nebula is the remnant of a stellar explosion 6,000 light-years from Earth. (source)
- The nebula is a giant interstellar cloud, 100 light-years across, where stars are forming. (source)
- The nebula is a stellar nursery, home to a new cluster of stars born from the cloud about 8 (source)
- A vast, interconnected "nebula" of other people's data and servers, hence the word, "Cloud." (source)
- This planetary nebula is so spectacular, I never get tired of looking at it - NGC 2392, from Hubble (source)
- The embryo does not more strive to be man, than yonder burr of light we call a nebula tends to be a ring, (source)
- These two observations led to the revelation that the nebula was the remnant of that same supernova event. (source)
- E: When in nebula mode (press N), this greatly accentuates the nebula clouds, making them very easy to see. (source)
- Now they had to lick their wounds and make repairs, and taking cover in the nebula was the only prudent course. (source)
- The nebula is a region of star formation that lies about 1,400 light-years away in the constellation of Cepheus. (source)
- A 'nebula' in the constellation _Andromeda_ turned restive: another in _Orion_, I grieve to say it, still more so. (source)
- The scenes dealing directly with the Cylon attack and subsequent exodus to the whateveritwascalled nebula were the worst. (source)
- In 1912 the "nebula" was measured by the [[Lowell Observatory]] at moving at a radial velocity of 300 km/s towards the Earth. (source)
- The nebula is clearly a planetary nebula, and the gas seen above composed the outer layers of a sun-like star only 10,000 years ago. (source)
- This object is what's called a planetary nebula, which is what remains after a star has died and puffed out its outer gaseous layers. (source)
- Only the Orion nebula, which is really just a blister on the surface of the cloud, gives an indication of what is really happening within. (source)
- The embryo does not more strive to be man, than yonder burr of light we call a nebula tends to be a ring, a comet, a globe, and parent of new stars. (source)
- Skipping over the Big Bang area, stars form from interstellar clouds called nebula, which are clouds of various materials, dust, gas, that sort of stuff. (source)
- The nebula is a well-studied patch of space that is spread across more than 1,000 light-years and has produced some of the most massive stars currently known. (source)
- The explanation is plain: the comet has been feeding on the substance of the nebula, which is rare yet because we have only encountered some of its outlying spirals. (source)
- The force of the winds, as well as the radiation, are creating a cavity in the nebula, which is located about 6,000 light years away in the constellation Sagittarius. (source)
- Located 7,500 light-years from Earth, the nebula is a 3-million-year-old gigantic cloud where thousands of stars are cycling through the stages of stellar life and death. (source)
- A continuous spectrum in the case of a nebula, therefore, need not indicate that the nebula is a cluster of bodies comparable in size and general constitution with our sun. (source)
- The gases and dust that crisscross the Trifid Nebula make up the third kind of nebula in this cosmic cloud, known as dark nebulae, courtesy of their light-obscuring effects. (source)
- The shows a striking view of the nebula, which is a gathering of A new infrared image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, shows a cosmic rosebud blossoming with new stars. (source)
- If the multiple star be really in the nebula, then this object affords evidence that in one case at all events the distance of a nebula is a quantity of the same magnitude as the distance of a star. (source)
- Carbonaceous Chondrites are made up of the dust that formed the solar nebula, which is the cloud of dust and gas that made up our early solar system before rocky planets such as Earth and Mars were formed. (source)
- Its extreme temperature of at least 200,000 K and possibly up to 400,000 K ionizes the gas in the nebula, which is itself composed of ejecta from the star as it shed its corona during the later stages of its life. (source)
- Of particular interest is the emergence in the star-spectrum photographed by Von Gothard of an ultra-violet line originally discovered at Tulse Hill in the Orion nebula, which is also very strong in the Lyra annular nebula. (source)
- Snuffles was in reality a superintelligent nebula from a parallel universe, but he had transformed into a dragon in order to visit our universe and had become trapped in that form, adopted by this dragon couple who had no children. (source)
- The associated nebula containing this clutch of bright stars is known as an emission nebula, meaning that gas within it has been heated up by stars until the gas emits its own light, just like the neon gas used in electric store signs. (source)
- So far, then, the view that its relation to the nebula was a merely optical one might be justified; but it became altogether untenable when it was found that what was taken to be a chance coincidence had repeated itself within living memory. (source)
- Aldebaran, and as far as that faint stain of sprinkled worlds confluent in the distance that we call the nebula of Orion, -- looking on, Sir, with what organs I know not, to see which are going to melt in that fiery fusion, the accidents and hindrances of humanity or man himself, (source)
- And yet the work of Fabry and Buisson, which has been verified by Professor Frost at the Yerkes Observatory, shows that the nebula is a seething mass of gaseous matter where there is no rest and over whose vast bulk relative motions of several miles a second are constantly, taking place. (source)
- If anything Aronofsky read about the descendants of the Mayas, the Quiche, who believed that an alternate way to Xibalba was through a dark rift in the Milky Way, but that's a far cry from being a bright dying star or nebula, which is where the movie wants us to believe Xibalba, hell, is. (source)
- The electricity, in passing through these tubes, heats the gas which they contain, and makes it glow; and just as this gas can, when heated sufficiently, give out light, so does the great nebula, which is a mass of gas poised in space, become visible in virtue of the heat which it contains. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 57.0, which suggests that "nebula" is a fairly difficult word that is likely understood by a majority of individuals with an undergraduate degree, and may be found in ocassionaly in news articles or other forms of literature.
We have 3 synonyms for nebula.
galaxy, nimbus, vapor
We have 0 antonyms for nebula.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of nebula from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) Astronomy A diffuse mass of interstellar dust or gas or both, visible as luminous patches or areas of darkness depending on the way the mass absorbs or reflects incident radiation.
- (noun) Astronomy See galaxy.
- (noun) Pathology A cloudy spot on the cornea.
- (noun) Pathology Cloudiness in the urine.
- (noun) A liquid medication applied by spraying.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A cloud in outer space consisting of gas or dust (e.g. a cloud formed after a star explodes).
- (noun) A white spot or slight opacity of the cornea.
- (noun) A cloudy appearance in the urine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (noun) A faint, cloudlike, self-luminous mass of matter situated beyond the solar system among the stars. The term was originally applied to any diffuse luminous region. Now, technically, it is applied to interstellar clouds of dust and gases (diffuse nebula). However distant galaxies and very distant star clusters often appear like them in the telescope, such as the spiral nebula in Andromeda, known now to be a distant galaxy.
- (noun) A white spot or a slight opacity of the cornea.
- (noun) A cloudy appearance in the urine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) A luminous patch in the heavens, far beyond the limits of the solar system.
- (noun) In pathology, a cloud-like spot on the cornea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) cloudiness of the urine
- (noun) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
- (noun) a medicinal liquid preparation intended for use in an atomizer
- (noun) an immense cloud of gas (mainly hydrogen) and dust in interstellar space