What does Galactic mean?

Definitions for Galactic
gəˈlæk tɪkGa·lac·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. galacticadjective

    of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way)

    "the galactic plane"

  2. astronomic, astronomical, galacticadjective

    inconceivably large

Wiktionary

  1. galacticadjective

    Of or pertaining to milk, or the secretion of milk.

  2. galacticadjective

    Relating to a galaxy.

  3. galacticadjective

    Enormous (in size or impact).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galacticadjective

    of or pertaining to milk; got from milk; as, galactic acid

    Etymology: [Gr. milky, fr. , , milk. See Galaxy, and cf. Lactic.]

  2. Galacticadjective

    of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way

    Etymology: [Gr. milky, fr. , , milk. See Galaxy, and cf. Lactic.]

Freebase

  1. Galactic

    Galactic is a funk and jazz jam band from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Galactic

    ga-lak′tik, adj. pertaining to or obtained from milk: (astron.) pertaining to the Milky-Way.—ns. Galac′tagogue, a medicine which promotes the secretion of milk; Galac′tia, a morbid flow or deficiency of milk; Galac′tin, lactose; Galactom′eter, an instrument for finding the quality of milk by indicating its specific gravity; Galactoph′agist, one who lives on milk.—adjs. Galactoph′agous, living on milk; Galactoph′orous, milk-carrying; Galactopoiet′ic, milk-producing.—n. Galactorrhœ′a, a too abundant flow of milk. [Gr. gala, galaktos, milk.]

Editors Contribution

  1. galactic

    Relating to a galaxy.

    The galactic satellites work efficiently and show amazing pictures of the galaxy that us human beings love to see.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 22, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Galactic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Galactic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Galactic in a Sentence

  1. Coryn Bailer-Jones:

    I think, in general, it is hard to associate a particular comet with a particular star, we must also consider the contribution of the galactic background potential, which is essentially the influence of all the other much more distant, but also much more numerous, stars in the galaxy.

  2. Philipp Heck:

    With this study, we have directly determined the lifetimes of stardust. We hope this will be picked up and studied so that people can use this as input for models of the whole galactic life cycle, it's so exciting to look at the history of our galaxy. Stardust is the oldest material to reach Earth, and from it, we can learn about our parent stars, the origin of the carbon in our bodies [ and ] the origin of the oxygen we breathe. With stardust, we can trace that material back to the time before the sun.

  3. Richard Branson:

    You've got to remember that Virgin Galactic has people on every spaceflight... The fact that I'm willing to fly with those people shows confidence, i think the least the founder of the company can do is go up there and fly with his people.

  4. George Whitesides:

    That's what Virgin Galactic tourism customers want, to capture that whole experience [ using installed cameras ] was really a challenging but, I think, [ an ] effectively done design problem.

  5. Geoffrey Marcy:

    If the Milky Way actually has other intelligent species sending their spacecraft across the galaxy to settle around other stars on other planets, they might communicate using lasers, there could be a galactic Internet not borne by copper wires, not borne by fiber optics, but carried by laser beams crisscrossing the galaxy.

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    one whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
    • A. flabby
    • B. lacerate
    • C. motile
    • D. bonzer

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