What does hubble mean?

Definitions for hubbleˈhʌb əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)


  1. Hubble(ProperNoun)

    derived from the Norman French given name Hubald.

  2. Hubble(ProperNoun)

    The astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble.

  3. Hubble(ProperNoun)

    The Hubble Space Telescope.

  4. Origin: After Edwin Powell Hubble, American astronomer


  1. Hubble

    Hubble is a lunar crater that lies very near the east-northeastern limb of the Moon. At this location it is viewed almost from the side from Earth, and the visibility of this feature is affected by libration. It lies to the north of the Mare Marginis and northeast of the crater Cannon. About one crater diameter to the north-northeast is Lyapunov. The rim of this crater is worn and eroded, and it has a somewhat irregular edge in places. The inner wall is wider along the western side, where the rim has a slight outward bulge. The most intact portion of the rim lies along the eastern side, and the inner wall of this face is visible from the Earth. The interior floor has been resurfaced by basaltic lava, giving it a lower albedo than the surrounding terrain. It is, however, not quite as dark as the lunar mare to the south. This surface is relatively level and featureless, with only a few tiny craterlets. It lacks a central peak, but a pair of small craterlets lies near the midpoint.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hubble

    hub′l, n. (Scot.) an uproar: a heap, as of work: (U.S.) a lump.—adj. Hub′bly.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hubble in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hubble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Grunsfeld:

    Hubble has become part of our culture — very much.

  2. Charlie Bolden:

    Hubble has fundamentally changed our human understanding of our universe.

  3. February NASA:

    These clouds are so thick that even Hubble’s infrared capability could not penetrate them.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    With the eyes of the Hubble Space Telescope we have seen that the House of God is the House of Chaos!

  5. Zoltan Levay:

    Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope. it's a challenge to pick out what one would consider the best.

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