Definition of white dwarf noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


white dwarf

BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈdwɔːf//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈdwɔːrf//
(astronomy) The universe
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a small star that is near the end of its life and is very dense (= solid and heavy) See related entries: The universe
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: white dwarf