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ga·lac·tic

 (gə-lăk′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a galaxy, especially the Milky Way.
2. Of enormous size; immense.

galactic

(ɡəˈlæktɪk)
adj
1. (Astronomy) astronomy of or relating to a galaxy, esp the Galaxy: the galactic plane.
2. (Physiology) med of or relating to milk
[C19: from Greek galaktikos; see galaxy]

ga•lac•tic

(gəˈlæk tɪk)

adj.
1.
a. of or pertaining to a galaxy.
b. of or pertaining to the Milky Way.
2. immense; vast: a problem of galactic proportions.
3. pertaining to or stimulating the secretion of milk.
[1830–40; < Greek galaktikós milky. See galacto-, -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.galactic - of or relating to a galaxy (especially our galaxy the Milky Way); "the galactic plane"
2.galactic - inconceivably large
big, large - above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world"
Translations
galaktický

galactic

[gəˈlæktɪk] ADJ (Astron) → galáctico (Med) → lácteo

galactic

[gəˈlæktɪk] adjgalactique

galactic

adjgalaktisch

galactic

[gəˈlæktɪk] adjgalattico/a
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