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Meaning of nebula

neb•u•la

Pronunciation: (neb'yu-lu), [key]
— pl. -lae -las.
    1. Also calleddiffuse nebula.a cloud of interstellar gas and dust. Cf.dark nebula, emission nebula, reflection nebula.
    2. (formerly) any celestial object that appears nebulous, hazy, or fuzzy, and extended in a telescope view.
    1. a faint opacity in the cornea.
    2. cloudiness in the urine.
  1. any liquid medication prepared for use as a spray.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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