• WordNet 3.6
    • n Hubble United States astronomer who discovered that (as the universe expands) the speed with which nebulae recede increases with their distance from the observer (1889-1953)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: It takes the Hubble telescope about 97 minutes to complete an orbit of the Earth. On average, the Hubble uses the equivilent amount of energy as 30 household light bulbs to complete an orbit.
    • n Hubble A small lump; a small prominence, as a hump in a road, or ice formed on the surface of water. The Advance, Feb. 18, 1886.
    • n Hubble A ‘heap,’ as of work.
    • n Hubble An uproar or tumult; a row.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Hubble telescope is so powerful that it is like pointing a beam of light at a dime that is two hundred miles away.
    • n Hubble hub′l (Scot.) an uproar: a heap, as of work:
    • n Hubble hub′l (U.S.) a lump
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In literature:

He would then show Mr. Hubble's letters, or some other papers signed by the Dartmouth magistrates.
"Martin Hyde, The Duke's Messenger" by John Masefield
I then descried Mr. and Mrs. Hubble; the last-named in a decent speechless paroxysm in a corner.
"Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens
He had none of the sleepiness and fatalistic languor of the fat hubble-bubble smoking Turk of caricature.
"In the Wilderness" by Robert Hichens
Dost thou remember the Nurse's dream in that exquisite work, which she recounts in such agony to Hubble Bubble?
"The Antiquary, Volume 1" by Sir Walter Scott
Notwithstanding my positive directions to hubble the horses last evening one of the men neglected to comply.
"The Journals of Lewis and Clark" by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
The auto was evidently picking its way along the hubbly road in second gear.
"Pee-wee Harris" by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
The women are in the habit of enjoying the hubble-bubble, in groups, in a similar manner.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
But the "narghile," the "kaleoon," the "hookah," the "hubble-bubble," whence came they?
"Notes & Queries, No. 40, Saturday, August 3, 1850" by Various
The hubble-bubble passed from mouth to mouth, and the crew whiled away the evening hours with their monotonous chants.
"Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore" by Robert H. Elliot
I lighted a cigar, and Akong smoked his hubble-bubble, a small copy of the nargileh of the Turks.
"St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 4, February 1878" by Various

In news:

Hubble telescope captures stunning star-forming galaxy.
MURRAY — Raymond Frank Hubble , 91, of Murray died Tuesday at Murray-Calloway County Hospital.
His parents were Velma and Eldon R Hubble .
Hubble 's Hidden Treasures.
What is the Hubble Space Telescope.
Mirrors completed for successor to Hubble telescope.
Hubble Telescope Finds Two Star Clusters Starting To Collide.
The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered two star clusters that are beginning to collide into one another.
This Aug 26, 2003 image made available by NASA shows Mars photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope on the planet's closest approach to Earth in 60,000 years.
Using Hubble , astronomers spot oldest spiral galaxy ever seen.
Using Hubble , Astronomers Spot Oldest Spiral Galaxy Ever Seen.
Hubble spots spiral galaxy that shouldn't exist.
Hubble telescope reveals mysterious 'ghost galaxies' of ancient universe.
Formed some 13 billion years ago, three bizarre galaxies captured by the Hubble telescope are thought to be 'fossils' of the early universe.
Hubble Telescope Finds a New Moon Orbiting Pluto.

In science:

We use “outflow” boundary conditions at the outermost spherical zone where the Hubble flow receeds supersonically out of the grid, and the flow velocity vanishes at the origin.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
In this paper we use observations obtained with the Hubble Space Telescope to study the compact H ii region N83B.
HST study of the LMC compact star forming region N83B
Hubble law is observationally verified to be very linear.
The Apparent Fractal Conjecture: Scaling Features in Standard Cosmologies
Hubble law does not imply in an observationally homogeneous density distribution of dust at the moderate redshift ranges (0.1 ≤ z < 1).
The Apparent Fractal Conjecture: Scaling Features in Standard Cosmologies
Lyth’s argument is based on the fact that there is no growth of curvature fluctuations on super-Hubble scales.
On the Spectrum of Fluctuations in an Effective Field Theory of the Ekpyrotic Universe