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English noun: Hubble parameter

1. Hubble parameter (quantity) (cosmology) the ratio of the speed of recession of a galaxy (due to the expansion of the universe) to its distance from the observer; the Hubble constant is not actually a constant, but is regarded as measuring the expansion rate today


SynonymsHubble constant, Hubble's constant, Hubble's parameter


Broader (hypernym)constant


Domain categorycosmogeny, cosmogony, cosmology









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