interstellar

a) between the stars

It can take centuries for light to travel interstellar distances.

b) among the stars

Space is littered with interstellar particles.


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  • Interstellar — In ter*stel lar, a. Between or among the stars; as, interstellar space. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interstellar — [in΄tər stel′ər, in′tər stel΄ər] adj. [ INTER + STELLAR] between or among the stars [interstellar space] …   English World dictionary

  • interstellar — 1620s, situated between the stars, from INTER (Cf. inter ) + STELLAR (Cf. stellar) …   Etymology dictionary

  • interstellar — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ occurring or situated between stars …   English terms dictionary

  • Interstellar — Cette page a été supprimée. Le journal des suppressions et des déplacements est affiché ci dessous pour référence. 22 novembre 2011 à 09:42 Litlok (discuter | contributions) a supprimé « Interstellar » ‎ (Décision PàS) 1 juillet 2007 à 08:42 TigH …   Wikipédia en Français

  • interstellar — [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)ste̱lə(r)[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Interstellar means between the stars. [FORMAL] ...interstellar space …   English dictionary

  • interstellar — /in teuhr stel euhr/, adj. Astron. situated or occurring between the stars: interstellar dust. [1620 30; INTER + STELLAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • interstellar — in|ter|stel|lar 〈Adj.; Astron.〉 zw. den Fixsternen befindlich ● interstellare Materie staub u. gasförmige Materie zwischen den Fixsternen [<lat. inter „zwischen“ + stella „Stern“] * * * in|ter|stel|lar [↑ inter lat. stella = Stern]: nennt man… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • interstellar — adj. Interstellar is used with these nouns: ↑travel …   Collocations dictionary

  • interstellar — in|ter|stel|lar [ ,ıntər stelər ] adjective only before noun between the stars: interstellar space/travel …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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