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white dwarf in Astronomy topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhite dwarfˌwhite ˈdwarf noun [countable] technical  HAa hot star, near the end of its life, that is more solid but less bright than the Sunred giant
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white dwarfOne such state is called a white dwarf.A white dwarf is supported by the exclusion principle repulsion between the electrons in its matter.We observe a large number of these white dwarf stars.That is about the size of a typical white dwarf, the remnant left behind after the death of a normal star.