Definition of Crab Nebula in US English:

Crab Nebula

proper noun

  • An irregular patch of luminous gas in the constellation Taurus, believed to be the remnant of a supernova explosion seen by Chinese astronomers in 1054. At its center is the first pulsar to be observed visually, and the nebula is a strong source of high-energy radiation.


Crab Nebula

/ˈˌkrab ˈˌnebyələ/