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Definitions of "universe"

  • All matter and energy, including the earth, the galaxies, and the contents of intergalactic space, regarded as a whole. noun
  • The earth together with all its inhabitants and created things. noun
  • The human race. noun
  • The sphere or realm in which something exists or takes place. noun
  • Logic See universe of discourse. noun
  • Statistics See population. noun
  • The sum of everything that exists in the cosmos, including time and space itself; same as the Universe. noun
  • An entity similar to our Universe; one component of a larger entity known as the multiverse. noun
  • Everything under consideration. noun
  • An imaginary collection of worlds. noun
  • Intense form of world in the sense of perspective or social setting. noun
  • All created things viewed as constituting one system or whole; the whole body of things, or of phenomena; the to~ pa^n of the Greeks, the mundus of the Latins; the world; creation. noun
  • The totality of existing things; all that is in dynamical connection with general experience taken collectively—embracing the Creator and creation; or psychical and material objects, but excluding the Creator; or material objects only. noun
  • The whole world; all mankind; all that meets us in experience, in a loose sense. noun
  • In logic, the collection of all the objects to which any discourse refers: as, the universe of things. noun
  • everything that exists anywhere noun
  • (statistics) the entire aggregation of items from which samples can be drawn noun
  • everything stated or assumed in a given discussion noun

The word "universe" in example sentences

Thus if the spherical-surface beings are living on a planet of which the solar system occupies only a negligibly small part of the spherical universe, they have no means of determining whether they are living in a finite or in an infinite universe, because the “piece of universe” to which they have access is in both cases practically plane, or Euclidean.. [Chapter 31. The Possibility of a “Finite” and Yet “Unbounded” Universe]

Specifically the notion that what we call our universe is a 4-dimensional space-time that itself is just a surface in a higher dimensional space, called a brane, a 4-brane in this case.. [Astronomers Find Black Holes Do Not Absorb Dark Matter | Universe Today]

"The term universe in its complete physical sense applies to all matter in existence.". [Wild Dreams of Reality, 5]

The word universe literally means everything that exists.. [George’s Cosmic Treasure Hunt]

Since the universe is virtually transparent to radiation of these wavelengths, nothing would really have happened to it: the radiation would expand in universe at the same rate as the universe is expanding.. [Press Release: The 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics]

When we began to realize that there were other such vast aggregations of stars, we called them "island universes," but this was an obvious misnomer; since the word universe means everything there is, it can hardly have a plural.. [Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion]

Now Hoyle may have been wrong about the steady state theory – the very term "big bang" as used to describe the beginning of the universe is his own dismissive phrase for what he regarded as a poor alternative theory – but he was no fool otherwise, and it was only his own argumentative and bloody-minded character, it is said, that prevented him from winning the Nobel prize.. [The Black Cloud by Fred Hoyle – review]

Even if our universe is a random accident, we still want to believe that it must have been caused by the deterministic laws that govern it.. [Santhosh Mathew, PhD: Can We Predict the Future of the Stars?]

Still, it's not like the universe is always asking Superman to be a villain.. [Annotations for Trinity issue #46 | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment]

The nature of the universe is a point of interest to many of us and I note on this thread that Pixie and others have expressed surprise at the notion of an infinite universe.. [A Short Critique of Bradley Monton's Paper]

Meanwhile, I will continue to imagine geometries where square circles exist and accept the possibility that our universe is a grand science fair project created by a supernatural being (and delight at the thought).. [Amazing Thread v.2.0]

Religious belief, our sense of our selves as humans, our place in the universe is about to be seriously challenged, as it has been in the past.. [Sena Jeter Naslund: Beginning Again With Adam & Eve]

We are taught by great actions that the universe is the property of every individual in it.. [Tom Morris: Our Thoughts Are Too Small]

OK, I should probably explain that the centre of the universe is a blog.. [The centre of the universe likes Marseguro & Terra Insegura!]

In other words, the universe is always rearranging and readjusting.. [April Rudin: Change: A Powerful Force for Personal Growth]

Because making the Doctor the last line of authority in the universe is a bad idea ... it goes nowhere.. [More Doctor Who Speculation...]

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