nova definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin nova (stella), new Americanism ; from novus, new
nova definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. no·vae or no·vas
Origin: New Latin (stēlla) nova, new (star), nova, feminine of Latin novus, new; see newo- in Indo-European roots.
nova - Computer Definition
A minicomputer series from Data General. When introduced in 1969, it was the first 16-bit mini to use four CPU accumulators, quite advanced for its time. Novas and its RDOS operating system were used extensively in the OEM marketplace.
nova - Cultural Definition
nova - Science Definition
Plural novae novae or novas