See also: Quasar and quásar

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Blend of quasi- +‎ stellar, from quasi-stellar radio source. Coined by American astrophysicist Hong-Yee Chiu in 1964 in an article in Physics Today.

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quasar (plural quasars)

  1. (astronomy) An extragalactic object, starlike in appearance, that is among the most luminous and (putatively) the most distant objects in the universe.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English quasar

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quasar m (plural quasars)

  1. quasar

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quasar m (plural quasares)

  1. (astronomy) quasar (an extragalactic object)

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From English quasar.

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quasar m (plural quasari)

  1. quasar

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