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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process.

Usage examples (34)
  • (NOH-vuh) In astronomy, the appearance of a new star in the sky (nova is Latin for “new”).
  • Hehe there are sane people here in no. va … I think nova is one of the more moderate parts of va ..
  • However, as I told you, creating a nova is the slimmest chance of all.
  • A nova is a sudden, short-lived brightening of an otherwise inconspicuous star. for more
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