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For instance, the expression for star might be `bright-white-continuing", while one might think of a supernova as `radiant-splendid-dying". THE BROKEN GOD (1993)`Ah, oh, but the light from the supernova won't reach Neverness for thirteen more years. THE BROKEN GOD (1993)
New Utah must have had billions of years to build up an oxygen atmosphere after the supernova. THE MOAT AROUND MURCHESON'S EYE (1993)
极少使用。在柯林斯辞典中， supernova 属于使用频率排在后 50% 的词语之一。
supernova 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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