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Look around and you can see other planets and stars in the galaxy. The Sun (2016)Second, that light from all these distant galaxies was stretched toward the red end of the visible spectrum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was this missing mass - and its gravity - that was keeping these spinning galaxies glued together. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its gravitational pull literally holds our galaxy together. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They will both lose their spiral shapes and end up as one featureless galaxy. The Sun (2012)The most distant galaxies would be moving across the sky as well as receding from us. The Origin of the Universe (1995)Because the blessed galaxy is so vast. The Broken God (1993)This is a galaxy crashing into another one. The Sun (2009)There are about one billion other galaxies like our own. Christianity Today (2000)Does it seem likely that only our planet should contain life in such a vast and crowded galaxy? The Sun (2009)The woman in the above picture appears to be wondering if she is wearing the right shoes for a voyage to another galaxy. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)From the 1920s we realised that our galaxy is one of many. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It will become as bright as all the other stars in the galaxy put together and shine like a beacon halfway across the universe. The Sun (2010)Wild enthusiasm is the statutory reception accorded in Scotland these days to the new political star in our galaxy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)From this small sample, we can infer that there are literally billions of such planets in our galaxy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is an object as heavy as a small galaxy packed into a space smaller than our solar system and capable of eating whole star systems. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It binds the galaxy together. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I enjoy being out of my comfort zone, but this is a different comfort galaxy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A 15-year-old schoolboy has helped change the way science views the way galaxies are formed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He likes reading about space, galaxies, different theories and concepts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Number of stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The Sun (2010)The jet of radiation is pummelling a small nearby galaxy, damaging any planets in its path and probably destroying life on any that are habitable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How can'less than one' planet in the galaxy have intelligent life on it? Times, Sunday Times (2009)So, when a project boasts a galaxy of stars who have put their money into it, it means something. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'galaxy'
British English: galaxy NOUN
A galaxy is an extremely large group of stars and planets that extends over many billions of light years.
Astronomers have discovered a distant galaxy.
Definition of galaxy from the Collins English Dictionary
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