Advertisement

quasar (n.)

1964, from "quas(i-stell)ar radio source" (1963); from quasi- + stellar.

Others Are Reading

Advertisement
Definitions of quasar from WordNet

quasar (n.)
a starlike object that may send out radio waves and other forms of energy; many have large red shifts;
Synonyms: quasi-stellar radio source
From wordnet.princeton.edu