Definitions
cepheid variable Tweet Definition of cepheid variable Like Definition of cepheid variable on Facebook
noun 
  1. (astronomy): A radially pulsating (expanding and contracting) variable star with a regular period and known relationship between period and intrinsic brightness.
Etymology: From Cepheus, the name of the constellation in which such stars were first discovered.


Supplemental Details:Sponsor an extended definition for cepheid variable for as little as $10 per month. Click here to contact us.

     
  

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the GNU Free Documentation License
Allwords Copyright 1998-2019 All rights reserved.