quasar

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See also: Quasar and quásar

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of quasi- +‎ stellar, from quasi-stellar radio source.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkweɪ.zɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈkweɪ.zɑɹ/
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Noun[edit]

quasar (plural quasars)

  1. (astronomy) An extragalactic object, starlike in appearance, that is among the most luminous and (putatively) the most distant objects in the universe.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English quasar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwa.zaʁ/, /ka.zaʁ/

Noun[edit]

quasar m (plural quasars)

  1. quasar

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

quasar m (plural quasares)

  1. (astronomy) quasar (an extragalactic object)