- The final stage of a low-mass dwarf star, it is essentially a burned out cinder that no longer radiates any appreciable light.
The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology. 2014.
Look at other dictionaries:
black dwarf — black′ dwarf′ n. astron. See under white dwarf … From formal English to slang
black dwarf — n. a cold, dark dwarf star … English World dictionary
black dwarf — in astrophysics, a kind of dead and lightless star, 1966 … Etymology dictionary
Black dwarf — A black dwarf is a hypothetical star, created when a white dwarf becomes sufficiently cool to no longer emit significant heat or light. Since the time required for a white dwarf to reach this state is calculated to be longer than the current age… … Wikipedia
black dwarf — noun (plural black dwarfs) : a very cool star that emits no detectable light and that is the cooled remnant of a white dwarf ; also : brown dwarf * * * Astron. See under white dwarf … Useful english dictionary
black dwarf — noun (plural black dwarfs) Date: 1945 a very small cooled remnant of white dwarf that emits no detectable light … New Collegiate Dictionary
black dwarf — Astron. See under white dwarf. * * * … Universalium
black dwarf — noun a hypothesized white dwarf that has cooled down and no longer emits visible light … Wiktionary
Black Dwarf Porcupine — Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 3.1) … Wikipedia
Black dwarf (disambiguation) — A black dwarf is a theoretical astronomical object.Black dwarf can also refer to:*The Black Dwarf (novel), Walter Scott s 1816 book in the Tales of my Landlord , 1st series *The Black Dwarf (personage), David Ritchie (1740 1811), a Scottish dwarf … Wikipedia