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supernovanoun [C]

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈnəʊ.və/  us   /-pɚˈnoʊ-/ (plural supernovae uk   /-viː/ us   or supernovas)
a ​star that has ​exploded, ​stronglyincreasingitsbrightness for a few ​months
(Definition of supernova from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “supernova”
in Chinese (Simplified) 超新星(指因爆炸而数月内亮度大增的恒星)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超新星(指因爆炸而數月內亮度大增的恆星)…
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