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).

Wikipedia

  1. Galactic

    Galactic is an American jam band from New Orleans, Louisiana.

ChatGPT

  1. galactic

    Galactic generally refers to anything related to a galaxy, particularly, the Milky Way galaxy, which is our home galaxy. This term can be associated with astronomical objects, events, or phenomena that occur in or originate from a galaxy. It can also refer to a large scale or immense scope in colloquial usage.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galacticadjective

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

  2. Galacticadjective

    of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way

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

Wikidata

  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. Audrey Powers:

    When you had Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin basically get up there and take civilians into space – and it might have only been an 11-minute ride, but you think about what could happen, there's so many ambitious goals that are coming out of these programs, and Time Magazine named Elon Musk the man of the year. And it's not just because of electric vehicles. … I think that it's much more about the vision and the pioneer spirit and the next frontier, which is space.

  2. Richard Branson:

    You've got to remember 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 Blue Origin can do is go up there and fly with his people.

  3. 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.

  4. Richard Branson:

    You've got to remember 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 Virgin Galactic can do is go up there and fly with his people.

  5. Jonathan Davis:

    These telescopes were designed to look for diffuse light around galaxies. Not in the context of dark matter, but you can repurpose the data to look for this glow, [The Dragonfly telescopes] are really good at looking for this high contrast between the really bright galactic center and the really dim outskirts of galaxies.

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