(Astronomy) Any of numerous large-scale aggregates of stars, gas, and dust that constitute the universe, containing an average of 100 billion (1011 ) solar masses and ranging in diameter from 1,500 to 300,000 light-years.
To leave behind; to desert as in a ship or a position, typically in response to overwhelming odds or impending dangers; to forsake, in spite of a duty or responsibility. [First attested in the late 15th century.]
The brand name of a radar-controlled rapid fire 20mm Gatling-type machine gun, the Phalanx CIWS (pronounced see-wiz), deployed on U.S. Navy ships as a last line of defense against antiship cruise missiles.
A collection of artifacts from a single datable component of an archaeological site. Depending on the site and culture, an assemblage may be associated with a single limited activity, as with stone tools found at a butchering site, or may reflect a broad range of cultural life, as with artifacts that are found in a communal living site.
specifically refers to a large predatory band a horde of office seekers
specifically suggests a large organized body marshaled together but may be used generally of any sizable group considered collectively she has a host of friends
implies a disorderly or lawless crowd, and is an abusive term when used to describe the mass of common people
suggests a large, continuously moving group a swarm of sightseers
stresses greatness of number in referring to persons or things assembled or considered together a multitude arrayed against him
specifically suggests a moving crowd of people pushing one another throngs of celebrators at Times Square
is applied to an assembly of persons or things in close proximity or densely packed together and may suggest lack of order, loss of personal identity, etc. crowds lined the street
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