galaxy Definition

  • 1a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction
  • 2a large, impressive, or complex group or system

Using galaxy: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "galaxy" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The Milky Way is a galaxy that contains our solar system.

  • Example

    The company has a galaxy of talented employees.

  • Example

    The fashion show was a galaxy of stars.

galaxy Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with galaxy

  • a brand of mobile devices and tablets developed by Samsung Electronics


    I just bought the latest Galaxy phone.

  • the Guardians of the Galaxy

    a Marvel Comics superhero team that appears in comic books and films


    My favorite character from the Guardians of the Galaxy is Groot.

  • the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    a science fiction comedy series created by Douglas Adams


    Have you read the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?


Summary: galaxy in Brief

A 'galaxy' [ˈɡæləksi] is a vast system of stars, gas, and dust held together by gravity. It can also refer to an impressive or complex group or system, as in 'The company has a galaxy of talented employees.' The term extends into phrases like 'the Galaxy,' which refers to a brand of mobile devices, and 'the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy,' a science fiction comedy series.

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