What does NOVA mean?

Definitions for NOVAˈnoʊ və

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nova(noun)

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


  1. nova(Noun)

    any sudden brightening of a previously inconspicuous star

  2. Nova(Noun)

    Smoked Nova Scotia salmon.

  3. nova(Noun)

    Plural form of novum.


  1. Nova

    Nova is a United States popular science television series produced by WGBH Boston. It is broadcast on Public Broadcasting Service in the U.S., and in more than 100 other countries. The series has won many major television awards. Nova often includes interviews with scientists doing research in the subject areas covered and occasionally includes footage of a particular discovery. Some episodes have focused on the history of science. Examples of topics covered include the following: Colditz Castle, Drake equation, elementary particles, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens, Fermat's Last Theorem, global warming, moissanite, Project Jennifer, storm chasing, Unterseeboot 869, Vinland, and the Tarim mummies. The Nova programs have been praised for their good pacing, clear writing, and crisp editing. Websites accompany the segments and have also won awards.

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  2. NOVA

    What does NOVA stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the NOVA acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOVA in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of NOVA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Bradford:

    Nova is an extremely robust project that will be able to weather the commodity price cycle.

  2. Damien Barry:

    There's a new entrepreneurial stream here where they're actively encouraging people to invest in businesses in Nova Scotia or to start up their own businesses in Nova Scotia.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Se você está em pé por uma razão, ficar como uma árvore, forte, poderoso e alto. Se você está caindo, caem como uma semente que germina e cria uma nova árvore neste mundo. Nosso mundo certamente precisa de muitos mais árvores do que o que temos hoje!

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