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Below you will find the definition of quasar, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
quasar(kwāˈzärˌ, -särˌ, -zər, -sər)
(noun) - a starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; many have large red shifts
EXAMPLES - Quasar in a Sentence
- Get a life. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 7: 47 PM: (source)
- I do not know when he actually started saying "quasar." (source)
- Oh crap, I'm a quasar, I hope that wasn't my 15 minutes. (source)
- It's pathetic. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 9: 00 PM: (source)
- It helped about as much as the luminosity a quasar has - very much. (source)
- A quasar is the heart of a galaxy, consisting of a supermassive black hole. (source)
- Return no incumbents in 2008. ryk wrote on October 18, 2007 6: 38 AM: quasar wrote: (source)
- The quasar is the orange object at the center of the large, irregular-shaped galaxy. (source)
- A quasar is a star-like object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy. (source)
- Good drama ... but does ntothing for activism. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 8: 31 PM: (source)
- Or check the Federal Register if you have time. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 9: 09 PM: (source)
- On the illustration above you see a comparison between a galaxy, an active galaxy and a quasar. (source)
- The one physical system, the brain, contains an accurate working model of the other -- the quasar. (source)
- The radio galaxy and quasar communities have been well aware of its potential for some time, however. (source)
- A new observation of a 'quasar' five billion light years from Earth may now help to resolve the riddle. (source)
- Anonymous wrote on October 18, 2007 11: 57 AM: quasar, it didn't take six years to write the Constitution. (source)
- A growing black hole, called a quasar, can be seen at the center of a faraway galaxy in this artist's concept. (source)
- A quasar is a compact region in the center of a massive galaxy surrounding the central supermassive black hole. (source)
- The researchers studied one of the most distant known galaxies, a so-called quasar with the designation J1148+5251. (source)
- Then he went back to the Hubble Space Telescope and WFPC and the quasar and cluster surveys and dropped the subject. (source)
- How could something that was supposed to be so simple and discreet swell so rapidly into a quasar-sized pain in the butt? (source)
- That's plan B, a Musharraf like Pakistan, a strong man with a quasar (ph) democracy who first and foremost delivers security. (source)
- In the early 1970s, getting the spectrum and therefore the redshift of one quasar the traditional way could take most of the night. (source)
- They have to convince more Democrates to extend it than we have Republicans to revise it. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 8: 51 PM: (source)
- It shines excitedly and makes a quasar, one quasar per galaxy, and they too pour out ultraviolet, and the universe gets even brighter. (source)
- Meanwhile, an antenna was extended up into the night sky to prepare for quasar frequency transmission to announce that Magnum had arrived. (source)
- (articles at ScienceNOW and Discover Magazine) A quasar is a massively active galactic nucleus, most likely a black hole the size of millions of suns, (source)
- Second, Hanny's Voorwerp was lit up by a powerful beacon of light called a quasar emanating from a supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy. (source)
- The blob is mostly hydrogen gas swirling from a close encounter of two galaxies and it glows because it is illuminated by a quasar in one of the galaxies. (source)
- He wants out now! ryk wrote on October 17, 2007 8: 51 PM: quasar, it's not troll talk to express our contempt for the Dems repeatedly rolling over on one issue after another. (source)
- D. Alexander et al. This young galaxy contains an active galactic nucleus (AGN), or quasar, in its center, a luminous object powered by the rapid growth of a supermassive black hole. (source)
- Before his death last year, he stated that when observing light from a distant quasar that's bent around a foreground galaxy, we set up a quantum observation on an enormously large scale. (source)
- Dr. Bahcall's areas of expertise included models of the Galaxy, dark matter, atomic and nuclear physics applied to astronomical systems, stellar evolution, and quasar emission and absorption lines. (source)
- Second, Hanny's Voorwerp was lit up by a powerful beacon of light called a quasar, which formed as a byproduct of the harsh conditions created by a supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy. (source)
- In 1999, Prof. Bahcall was awarded the lifetime achievement award of the American Astronomical Society, the Russell Prize, for his work on Galaxy models, quasar absorption spectra, and solar neutrinos. (source)
- So no matter what, liberals complain and the leadership loses, which is why I've been paying less and less attention to the liberal wing of the party as of late. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 8: 24 PM: (source)
- I gave them chance after chance over the months, and each and every time they prove to be exactly what the stereotype says they are; spineless and afraid of their own shadow. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 8: 07 PM: (source)
- The team also found the long-predicted "quasar cutoff," the distance at which astronomers are looking so far out in space and back in time that they're seeing to the infancy of the universe, when stars and quasars had not yet formed. (source)
- The release of gravitational energy by matter falling towards a massive black hole in the formation of a quasar is the only process known that can produce such high power continuously, energy far greater than the fusion process which powers stars. (source)
- The Republics and the fascist talking heads will slime them regardless, so even given that the Dems care what the opposition says about them (which they shouldn't), they're STILL better off just doing the right thing. quasar wrote on October 17, 2007 7: 54 PM: (source)
- "... a friend of mine who was an editor for a major university press once told me that they had to recall the entire run of a prominent astronomy book because, mysteriously, every instance of the word 'quasar' in the text had been replaced by the word 'banana.'" (source)
- Astronomers have discovered the largest and oldest mass of water ever detected in the universe - a gigantic, 12-billion-year-old cloud harboring 140 trillion times more water than all of Earth's oceans combined. supermassive black hole called a quasar located 12 billion light-years from Earth. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 65.0, which suggests that "quasar" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 8 synonyms for quasar.
casa, hussar, q as, q&as;, qas, quash, quasi-, queasy
We have 0 antonyms for quasar.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
Pronunciation: (kwāˈzärˌ, -särˌ, -zər, -sər)
View up to 25 definitions of quasar from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) An extremely distant, and thus old, celestial object whose power output is several thousand times that of our entire galaxy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) An extragalactic object, starlike in appearance, that is among the most luminous and thought to be the most distant objects in the universe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; many have large red shifts