Definition of intergalactic in English:



  • Relating to, moving, or situated between two or more galaxies.

    ‘intergalactic gas’
    • ‘These larger jets shoot out from galaxies into the intergalactic medium.’
    • ‘Four independent teams of researchers used the beacons of X rays from distant quasars to probe the contents of several intergalactic clouds.’
    • ‘The planet they crashed on is in the middle of an intergalactic war.’
    • ‘They will learn how plastic bottles can be transformed into scaled-down versions of intergalactic craft, when all eyes turn to the skies at the university this weekend.’
    • ‘And they are only about 2.5 million light-years apart, barely a stone's throw in intergalactic terms.’
    • ‘The year is 3526, and intergalactic contact has been established for three millennia.’
    • ‘But scientists worried that intergalactic dust, rather than distance, could account for the dimming.’
    • ‘But in intergalactic space, which accounts for most of the volume of the universe, there is less than one atom for every ten cubic meters.’
    • ‘In their work, domestic objects floated through the apertures of a make believe house, and continued their journey into intergalactic space.’
    • ‘They are found in the great intergalactic voids - vast spaces between groupings of normal galaxies.’
    • ‘A dense region of intergalactic gas cools to form several smaller galaxies, which merge to form a larger galaxy with a super massive black hole.’
    • ‘Nestled between matter-rich filaments and superclusters are ‘voids’ of intergalactic space.’
    • ‘Scientologists have already named it their intergalactic leader.’
    • ‘On their way to Earth, the X-rays from a distant quasar dim as they pass through a cloud of the intergalactic gas.’
    • ‘We will soon be making contact with beings that are interstellar, intergalactic, and interdimensional.’
    • ‘The hot gas pours out of this hole, spewing energy and superheated particles into the halo and sometimes beyond, into intergalactic space.’
    • ‘So strong was the event that the speedy star eventually will be lost altogether, traveling alone in the blackness of intergalactic space.’
    • ‘The massive forces of the merging clusters accelerated intergalactic gas to great speeds.’
    • ‘Its benefits included intergalactic space travel at warp speed.’
    • ‘As charged particles, cosmic rays are deflected by galactic and intergalactic magnetic fields during their travel to Earth.’