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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: nebular (0.00936 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to nebular.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: nebular nebular adj 1: of or relating to or resembling a nebula; “the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system” 2: resembling a cloud [syn: cloudlike]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Nebular Nebular \Neb"u*lar\, a. Of or pertaining to nebul[ae]; of the nature of, or resembling, a nebula. [1913 Webster] Nebular hypothesis, an hypothesis to explain the process of formation of the stars and planets, presented in various forms by Kant, Herschel, Laplace, and others. As formed by Laplace, it supposed the matter of the solar system to have existed originally in the form of a vast, diffused, revolving nebula, which, gradually cooling and contracting, threw off, in obedience to mechanical and physical laws, succesive rings of matter, from which subsequently, by the same laws, were produced the several planets, satellites, and other bodies of the system. The phrase may indicate any hypothesis according to which the stars or the bodies of the solar system have been evolved from a widely diffused nebulous form of matter. [1913 Webster]


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