Supernova - What does it mean?

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supernova

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (astronomy) A star which explodes, increasing its brightness to typically a billion times that of our sun, though attenuated by the great distance from our sun. Some leave only debris (Type I); others fade to invisibility as neutron stars (Type II).
  • Derived terms

    * supernova remnant

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