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French translation: nébuleuse, nuage d'étoiles

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English term or phrase:nebula
French translation:nébuleuse, nuage d'étoiles
Entered by: Brigitte Gendebien
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03:51 Jun 8, 2000
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Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: nebula
in astronomy
razin
nébuleuse (ou nuage d'étoiles)
Explanation:
nebula s CORRECT (syn. cloud) : CONT - (A nebula is] any of
several vast, diffuse, cloudlike
patches seen in the night sky,
consisting of groups of stars too
far away to be seen singly, or of
masses of gaseous matter, or of
external galaxies .... s
<br><br>
nébuleuse s CORRECT, FEM (syn. nuage d\'étoiles s MASC)
OBS - L\'exploration du ciel révèle, çà et là, de pâles
taches nuageuses auxquelles les premiers observateurs ont donné le nom de \"nébuleuses\". Elles se distinguent immédiatement des étoiles qui, à la lunette comme à l\'oeil nu, n\'apparaissent jamais que comme des points lumineux plus ou moins brillants.
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Source: Termium (the Canadian govt terminology database)
<br>Good luck
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nanébuleuse (ou nuage d'étoiles)
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nanébuleuse
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nébuleuse


Explanation:
Charles Messier a compulsé un catalogue de 103 nébuleuses (1784).
Une nébuleuse désigne une tache dans le ciel floue à l'observation; ce peut etre une galaxie, une véritable nébuleuse (nuage de gaz), un amas non résolu en étoiles.

Nebula, nebulae


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Bruce Sanderson
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nébuleuse (ou nuage d'étoiles)


Explanation:
nebula s CORRECT (syn. cloud) : CONT - (A nebula is] any of
several vast, diffuse, cloudlike
patches seen in the night sky,
consisting of groups of stars too
far away to be seen singly, or of
masses of gaseous matter, or of
external galaxies .... s
<br><br>
nébuleuse s CORRECT, FEM (syn. nuage d\'étoiles s MASC)
OBS - L\'exploration du ciel révèle, çà et là, de pâles
taches nuageuses auxquelles les premiers observateurs ont donné le nom de \"nébuleuses\". Elles se distinguent immédiatement des étoiles qui, à la lunette comme à l\'oeil nu, n\'apparaissent jamais que comme des points lumineux plus ou moins brillants.
<BR><BR>
Source: Termium (the Canadian govt terminology database)
<br>Good luck


    Reference: http://www.termiumplus.bureaudelatraduction.gc.ca/termium_fr...
Evelyna Radoslavova
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Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian, Native in FrenchFrench
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