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intergalactic

[in-ter-guh-lak-tik] /ˌɪn tər gəˈlæk tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, existing, or occurring in the space between galaxies:
The science-fiction movie was about an intergalactic war.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; inter- + galactic
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  • At that speed, it will escape the galaxy's grasp and sail off into intergalactic space.
  • It is so hot that the galaxy's gravity cannot keep it from boiling off into intergalactic space.
  • Even the intergalactic press was on hand to cover the event.
  • We will roam these planets and treat them as the intergalactic equivalent of protected national parks.
  • Besides, it's obviously the system-destroying super-weapon of some intergalactic super-villain.
  • The problem is the distances might be intergalactic and too vast to ever know for sure.
  • intergalactic space probably isn't all that empty, either.
  • He discovers that the spacesuit has made alien contact and is propelled into an adventure of intergalactic proportions.
  • The sun and other stars as well as much of the intergalactic matter are in the plasma phase.
British Dictionary definitions for intergalactic

intergalactic

/ˌɪntəɡəˈlæktɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or existing between two or more galaxies: the dark clouds of intergalactic space
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Word Origin and History for intergalactic
adj.

1928, from inter- + galactic.

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