Monthly Archives: February 2014
neb yə lə
1. a cloud of interstellar dust or gas or both, that may appear as either a light or dark mass depending on how it absorbs, reflects, or re-emits incident radiation.
2. a similar luminous mass of stars too far away to be seen as individual bodies; galactic nebula.
Word History Nebula is a Latin word that means “cloud or mist.” It entered the English language in the 1500s as a term for the clouding of the eye we now call a “cataract.” In the 1700s, “nebula” became a term in astronomy.
definition 1: to give support or aid to.
example: You may need a lawyer to assist you with the legal forms.
example: The resource librarian can assist you in your search.
definition 2: to act as a helper or subordinate to.
example: A fellow surgeon at the hospital will be assisting him in the operation.
In d@ stri
definition 1: the activity or process of turning raw materials into finished goods, or a particular business that does this.
example: The state has little industry in the rural western areas.
example: Many new industries have been established in this region in recent years.
definition 2: the companies, regarded collectively, that produce a similar product or service.
example: The automobile industry employs thousands of workers.
example: They invested heavily in the steel industry.
example: The cosmetics industry has shown high profits this year.
definition 3: the tendency to work hard.
example: The volunteers were rewarded for their industry.
In tər ste lər
existing or occurring between or among the stars.
She was poring over the recipes adapted to the arduous conditions of interstellar flight. (Stanislaw Lem, Solaris)
d@ me stihk
definition 1: of or related to the home or household.
example: Their son takes care of the domestic chores now that their health has declined.
example: He was happy for his wife to make all the domestic decisions.
definition 2: capable of or used to living with humans.
example: Cats and dogs are domestic animals.
definition 3: of the home country.
example: This part of the newspaper is devoted to domestic affairs.
example: They were surprised that the wine was domestic and not imported.