Definition of "galactic" [ga•lac•tic]

  • (adjective) Of or relating to a galaxy, especially the Milky Way.
  • (adjective) Of enormous size; immense.
  • (adjective) Of, relating to, or causing the secretion of milk.

Use "galactic" in a sentence

  • "This method of using the chemical composition, age and mass of stars to unravel the history of the galaxy is sometimes called galactic archaeology and instruments like the E-ELT would lead the way in such research."
  • "There is little evidence for a connection between solar activity (as inferred from trends in galactic cosmic rays) and recent global warming."
  • "Their lives mix and intertwine throughout the following years to a climax that rivals anything by Stephen Baxter in galactic scope."

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