population I

population I

[‚päp·yə′lā·shən ′wən]
(astronomy)
A class of stars which are relatively young, have relatively low peculiar velocities, and are found chiefly in the spiral arms of galaxies. Also known as arm population.
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New York, whose population is to that of South Carolina as six to five, has little more than one third of the number of representatives.
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