Supernova vs Whelk - What's the difference?

supernova | whelk |


As nouns the difference between supernova and whelk

is that supernova is supernova while whelk is certain edible sea snails, especially, any one of numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to , much used as food in europe.

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

    whelk

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Certain edible sea snails, especially, any one of numerous species of large marine gastropods belonging to , much used as food in Europe.
  • A stripe or mark; a ridge; a wale.
  • Derived terms

    * (Asian rapa whelk) * chin whelk * dog whelk * (veined rapa whelk)

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