Definition of Red giant star

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
Generic synonyms: Star



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Giant Star

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
red giant star (current term)
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
red heat

Literary usage of Red giant star

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)
"In the next stage of its development the deep-red giant star increases in temperature as it contracts under the action of gravitation and its color ..."

2. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"... gravitational pressure produced by the collapse of the red giant star, the repulsion between two positively charged hydrogen nuclei was overcome. ..."

3. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"... gravitational pressure produced by the collapse of the red giant star, the repulsion between two positively charged hydrogen nuclei was overcome. ..."

4. Newtonian Physics by Benjamin Crowell (2003)
"D ln a few billion years, the sun will start undergoing changes that will eventually result in its puffing up into a red giant star. (Near the beginning of ..."

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