What does the word nebular mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to a nebula.

Usage examples for nebular

  1. As Cosmo had remarked, Pludder had a good brain and great scientific acuteness, and, although he did not believe in the nebular theory of a flood, and was obstinately opposed to everything that was not altogether regular and according to recognized authority in science, yet he could not shut his eyes to the fact that something was going wrong in the machinery of the heavens. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  2. On the lines of the generally received nebular hypothesis this can easily be imagined, in broad outline. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe