Definitions for hubbleˈhʌb əl
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Edwin Powell, 1889–1953, U.S. astronomer.
Hubble, Edwin Hubble, Edwin Powell Hubble(noun)
United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
derived from the Norman French given name Hubald.
The astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble.
The Hubble Space Telescope.
Origin: After Edwin Powell Hubble, American astronomer