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SUPERNOVA (supernovae)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does supernova mean? 

SUPERNOVA (noun)
  The noun SUPERNOVA has 1 sense:

1. a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

  Familiarity information: SUPERNOVA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUPERNOVA (noun)


Sense 1supernova [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("supernova" is a kind of...):

star ((astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior)

Instance hyponyms:

Crab Nebula (a remnant of a supernova detected first in 1054 AD)


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