quasi-stellar object

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qua·si-stel·lar object

 (kwā′zī-stĕl′ər, kwä′zē-)
A quasar.
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quasi-stellar object

(Celestial Objects) a member of any of several classes of astronomical bodies, including quasars (strong radio sources) and quasi-stellar galaxies (no traceable radio emission), both of which have exceptionally large red shifts. Abbreviation: QSO
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