[ee-gal] /ˈi gæl/
- Egads switch
noun phrase [1950s+ Astronautics; chicken fr the sense ”coward”; egads an acronym for electronic ground automatic destruct sequencer and coincides with an archaic interjection of dismay] Related Terms chicken switch
noun 1. . noun, Astronomy. 1. a type of galaxy having the shape of a spheroid or ellipsoid, rather than a disk. elliptical galaxy (ĭ-lĭp’tĭ-kəl) The most common type of galaxy, ranging in shape from nearly spherical (classified as E0) to greatly elongated (classified as E7). Elliptical galaxies vary greatly in size and include some […]
[ey-ga-lee-tey] /eɪ ga liˈteɪ/ noun, French. 1. .
[ih-gal-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /ɪˌgæl ɪˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. belief in the equality of all people, especially in political, social, or economic life. 2. active promotion of this belief. n. 1932, from egalitarian + -ism.