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Wordnet 3.0


1. of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way);
- Example: "the galactic plane"

2. inconceivably large;
[syn: astronomic, astronomical, galactic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galactic \Ga*lac"tic\, a. [Gr. ? milky, fr. ?, ?, milk. See Galaxy, and cf. Lactic.] 1. Of or pertaining to milk; got from milk; as, galactic acid. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to the galaxy or Milky Way. [1913 Webster] Galactic circle (Astron.), the great circle of the heavens, to which the course of the galaxy most nearly conforms. --Herschel. Galactic poles, the poles of the galactic circle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

galactic adj 1: of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way); "the galactic plane" 2: inconceivably large [syn: astronomic, astronomical, galactic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "galactic": Cynthian, Gargantuan, all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive, all-pervading, allover, amplitudinous, anagalactic, asteroidal, astral, astrologic, astrologistic, astrologous, astronomic, astronomical, astrophysical, awesome, boundless, bulky, catholic, celestial, circumplanetary, cislunar, colossal, cosmic, cosmopolitan, country-wide, ecumenic, empyreal, empyrean, enormous, equinoctial, extensive, extragalactic, gigantic, global, heaven-wide, heavenly, heliacal, huge, immeasurable, immense, infinite, intercosmic, international, interplanetary, intersidereal, interstellar, king-size, large, lunar, lunary, lunate, lunular, lunulate, mammoth, massive, massy, meteoric, meteoritic, monster, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, national, nebular, nebulose, nebulous, nondenominational, nonsectarian, outsize, overgrown, planetal, planetarian, planetary, planetesimal, prodigious, semilunar, sidereal, sizable, solar, spacious, sphery, star-spangled, star-studded, starry, stellar, stellary, stupendous, terrestrial, titanic, total, tremendous, universal, uranic, vast, voluminous, weighty, world-wide, zodiacal