a theory in which the universe is assumed to have average properties that are constant in space and time so that new matter must be continuously and spontaneously created to maintain average densities as the universe expands.
steady state theory
A cosmological theory stating that the universe has always expanded at a uniform rate with no beginning or end, that it will continue to expand and have constant density, and that the distribution of old and new objects in the universe is basically even. The theory has been largely abandoned in favor of the big bang theory, largely due to the discovery of quasars and other entities that appear only at very great distances, suggesting an absolute relationship between the age of objects and their distance. Steady state theory was also discredited by the discovery of cosmic background radiation, which was predicted by the big bang theory but not by the steady state theory.
noun 1. a universe described by the steady state theory.
noun 1. a slice of meat or fish, especially beef, cooked by broiling, frying, etc. 2. chopped meat prepared in the same manner as a steak. noun 1. See beefsteak 2. any of various cuts of beef of varying quality, used for braising, stewing, etc 3. a thick slice of pork, veal, etc, or of […]
[stek oh pwav-ruh; English steyk oh pwah-vruh, pwahv] /stɛk oʊ ˈpwav rə; English ˈsteɪk oʊ ˈpwɑ vrə, ˈpwɑv/ noun, French. 1. pepper steak (def 2).
- Steak diane
noun a dish of pan-cooked thin slices of tenderloin steak with seasonings, as Worcestershire sauce Examples Steak Diane is a classic restaurant show-stopping dish is usually prepared and flamed at the table but you can easily make it at home. Word Origin 1957 Usage Note cooking