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  1. Hubble's law, Hubble law(noun)

    (astronomy) the generalization that the speed of recession of distant galaxies (the red shift) is proportional to their distance from the observer

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  1. Hubble law(Noun)

    states that the velocity at which a distant object is receding from the Earth (as measured by its redshift) is proportional to its distance; observational evidence for an expanding universe

  2. Origin: After Edwin Powell Hubble, American astronomer

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