cosmic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

cosmic

mod. excellent; powerful. This pizza is absolutely cosmic!
References in classic literature ?
The general blurring and shifting of Fraunhofer's lines of the spectrum point, in my opinion, to a widespread cosmic change of a subtle and singular character.
Where do we see any signs of this poisonous cosmic disturbance?
Slowly it withdrew, sob by sob, into whatever great bosom had birthed it, until it whimpered deadly whispers of wrath and as equally seductive whispers of delight, striving still to be heard, to convey some cosmic secret, some understanding of infinite import and value.
Geology and astronomy now gradually compelled all thinking people to realize the unthinkable duration of the cosmic processes and the comparative littleness of our earth in the vast extent of the universe.
And Hall, usually so merry, could outfoot them all when he once got started on the cosmic pathos of religion and the gibbering anthropomorphisms of those who loved not to die.
Mr Verloc, getting off the sofa with ponderous reluctance, opened the door leading into the kitchen to get more air, and thus disclosed the innocent Stevie, seated very good and quiet at a deal table, drawing circles, circles, circles; innumerable circles, concentric, eccentric; a coruscating whirl of circles that by their tangled multitude of repeated curves, uniformity of form, and confusion of intersecting lines suggested a rendering of cosmic chaos, the symbolism of a mad art attempting the inconceivable.
Although we have not discovered where cosmic rays come from, we have taken a major step towards ruling out one of the leading predictions," said IceCube principal investigator and University of Wisconsin-Madison physics professor Francis Halzen.
It's really kind of fun because balloons have been the backbone of cosmic ray research ever since Hess' flight," says astrophysicist John Wefel of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
In addition to the NAB videos, Cosmic Blender recently produced a hybrid web/CD ROM for Avid's new low-cost Xpress DV editing software.
The Cosmic Blobs Lab Rat Edition Deluxe Version adds turbo-charged performance and dazzling new features like surface paint and image stickers to the standard version.
The turbulence and shock waves produced by these stars make it more difficult for high-energy cosmic rays to traverse the region.
UPDATE: The galaxy is teeming with cosmic rays--and we now know a lot more about these subatomic particles that tear through space with tremendous energy, up to roughly 100 billion billion electron volts.
My impression is that the murder has links to the cosmic room, whose headquarters are in the GE[micro]lbaE-y district of Ankara.
In their attempt to quantify the effect that solar activity-whether directly or through osmic rays-may have had on global temperatures in the twentieth century, Sloan and Wolfendale compared data on the rate of cosmic rays entering the atmosphere, which can be used as a proxy for solar activity, with the record of global temperatures going back to 1955.
Wassall, from East Kilbride near Glasgow, suffered a stroke on the day one of his other horses, Cosmic Sun, whom he also bred, won at Ayr last September.