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ever-expanding Universe
  گیتی ِ هماره‌گسترا   
giti-ye hamâré gostarâ

Fr.: Univers en expansion continue   

Same as → accelerating Universe.

expand; → Universe.

expand
  گستردن   
gostardan (#)

Fr.: se dilater; développer; s'étendre; élargir   

1) To increase in extent, size, volume, scope, etc.
2) To spread or stretch out; unfold.
3) To express in fuller form or greater detail.

From M.E. expanden, from L. expandere "to spread out," from → ex- "out" + pandere "to spread."

Gostardan "to expand; to spread; to diffuse," from Mid.Pers. wistardan "to extend; to spread;" Proto-Iranian *ui.star-; Av. vi- "apart, away from, out" (O.Pers. viy- "apart, away;" cf. Skt. vi- "apart, asunder, away, out;" L. vitare "to avoid, turn aside") + Av. star- "to spread," starati "spreads" (cf. Skt. star- "to spread out, extend, strew," strnati "spreads;" Gk. stornumi "I spread out," strotos "spread, laid out;" L. sternere "to spread;" Ger. Strahlung "radiation," from strahlen "to radiate," from Strahl "ray;" from M.H.G. strāle; from O.H.G. strāla "arrow," stripe; PIE base *ster- "to spread").

Expanded Very Large Array (EVLA)
     
EVLA

Fr.: EVLA   

A → radio interferometer array consisting of 27 25-meter diameter antennas located on the Plains of San Agustin in West-Central New Mexico. EVLA will operate at any frequency between 1.0 and 50 GHz and will have a continuum sensitivity improvement over the → VLA by factors of 5 to 20.The EVLA project is expected to be completed in 2012. See also the EVLA homepage.

expand; → very; → large; → array.

expanding Universe
  گیتی ِ گسترا   
giti-ye gostarâ

Fr.: Univers en expansion   

The deduction based on the observational fact that the greater the → distance to a → galaxy, the greater the → redshift in its → spectral lines (→ Doppler effect). The observations strongly indicate that galaxies appear to be moving away from us with speeds proportional to their distance. This is in agreement with the overall → expansion of the → Universe.

expand; → -ing; → Universe.