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nebulanoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈneb.jʊ.lə/ (plural nebulae or nebulas) specialized
a ​cloud of ​gas or ​dust in ​space, ​appearing either ​bright or ​dark
nebular
adjective uk   /-lər/  us   /-lɚ/
(Definition of nebula from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nebula" in American English

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nebulanoun [C]

 us   /ˈneb·jə·lə/ (plural -las or -lae  /ˈneb·jə·li, -ˌlɑɪ/ )
earth science a ​cloud of ​dust or ​gas in ​outerspace: The Orion Nebula is ​visible to the ​nakedeye under ​dark skies.
nebular
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈneb·jə·lər/ earth science
(Definition of nebula from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nebula”
in Chinese (Simplified) 星云…
in Chinese (Traditional) 星雲…
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