Definition of Nebulosity

1. n. The state or quality of being nebulous; cloudiness; haziness; mistiness; nebulousness.



Definition of Nebulosity

1. Noun. (meteorology astronomy) the characteristic of being nebulous; cloudiness ¹

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Definition of Nebulosity

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Medical Definition of Nebulosity

1. 1. The state or quality of being nebulous; cloudiness; hazeness; mistiness; nebulousness. "The nebulosity . Of the mother idiom." (I. Disraeli) 2. The stuff of which a nebula is formed. A nebula. Origin: L. Nebulositas: cf. F. Nebulosite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nebulosity

nebulises
nebulising
nebulium
nebuliums
nebulization
nebulizations
nebulize
nebulized
nebulizer
nebulizers
nebulizes
nebulizing
nebulose
nebulosi
nebulosities
nebulosity (current term)
nebulosus
nebulous
nebulous urine
nebulously
nebulousness
nebulousnesses
nebuly
nebulæ
necator
necator americanus
necatoriasis
necessaire
necessarian
necessarianism

Literary usage of Nebulosity

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1. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1903)
"Sky very clear; stars small and very numerous; small areas void of stars ; no nebulosity. Sky very clear; stars small and crowded on plate; small areas void ..."

2. The Observatory (1903)
"Max Wolf is not entirely a question of the size of the nebulosity ? ... I suggest that when he records diffused nebulosity he means that he saw nebulosity ..."

3. The Complete Works of Thomas Dick, Ll.D.: Eleven Volumes in Two by Thomas Dick (1851)
"S. 25° 30J' ; diam. low the northern claw of the Crab: aa mass of stars with nebulosity. It is a cluster pretty much compressed, in which Sir W. Herschel ..."

4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"... which would follow a hyperbolical orbit, while the nucleus, surrounded only by a slight nebulosity, would continue its elliptical route. ..."

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