Definition of Red giant

1. Noun. A large, old, luminous star; has a relatively low surface temperature and a diameter large relative to the sun.

Exact synonyms: Red Giant Star
Generic synonyms: Star



Definition of Red giant

1. Noun. (star) A large red coloured star with a lower surface temperature than many stars. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Giant

red dwarfs
red earth
red eft
red elm
red envelope
red face test
red false mallow
red fescue
red fescues
red fever
red fibres
red fire
red flag
red fox
red foxes
red giant (current term)
red giant star
red giants
red ginger
red goatfish
red goods
red goosefoot
red gram
red grouse
red guard
red guards
red gum
red hair
red half-moon
red haw

Literary usage of Red giant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Astronomy for Young Folks by Isabel Martin Lewis (1922)
"We have traced the evolution of a star from a red giant to a red dwarf through the intermediate stages from yellow giant to a giant helium star with ..."

2. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"It will then swell up to become a red giant, large and bright enough to engulf the inner ... After this "red giant" phase, some outer layers are blown off, ..."

3. Useful Knowledge: The American Philosophical Society Millennium Program by Alexander G. Bearn, American Philosophical Society (1999)
"It will then swell up to become a red giant, large and bright enough to engulf the inner ... After this "red giant" phase, some outer layers are blown off, ..."

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