Synonyms and Antonyms for cosmic-microwave-background

1. cosmic microwave background (n.)

(cosmology) the cooled remnant of the hot big bang that fills the entire universe and can be observed today with an average temperature of about 2.725 kelvin

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2. background (n.)

a person's social heritage: previous experience or training

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3. background (n.)

information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem

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4. background (n.)

the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground

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5. background (n.)

relatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation

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6. background (n.)

extraneous signals that can be confused with the phenomenon to be observed or measured

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7. background (n.)

the state of the environment in which a situation exists

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8. microwave (n.)

a short electromagnetic wave (longer than infrared but shorter than radio waves); used for radar and microwave ovens and for transmitting telephone, facsimile, video and data

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9. microwave (v.)

cook or heat in a microwave oven

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10. cosmic (adj.)

inconceivably extended in space or time

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