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Meanings and phrases

star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. indicating the most important performer or role; leading; prima; starring; stellar

star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  2. someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field; ace; adept; champion; sensation; maven; mavin; virtuoso; genius; hotshot; superstar; whiz; whizz; wizard; wiz
  3. any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  4. an actor who plays a principal role; principal; lead
  5. a star-shaped character * used in printing; asterisk
  6. a performer who receives prominent billing; headliner
  7. a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  8. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub; star topology

star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. feature as the star
  2. be the star in a performance
  3. mark with an asterisk; asterisk

American star grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial star grass of North America; Hypoxis hirsuta

Bronze Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight); Bronze Star Medal

Bronze Star Medal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight); Bronze Star

Christmas star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers; poinsettia; Christmas flower; lobster plant; Mexican flameleaf; painted leaf; Euphorbia pulcherrima

Dog Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major; Sirius; Canicula; Sothis

North Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it; Polaris; pole star; polar star; polestar

North Star State

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a midwestern state; Minnesota; Gopher State; MN

Silver Star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration for gallantry in action; Silver Star Medal

Silver Star Medal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a United States military decoration for gallantry in action; Silver Star

Star Chamber

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a former English court that became notorious for its arbitrary methods and severe punishments

Star of David

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism; Shield of David; Magen David; Mogen David; Solomon's seal

TV star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star in a television show; television star

Texas star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. prairie herb with solitary lilac-colored flowers; prairia Sabbatia; Sabbatia campestris
  2. Texas annual with coarsely pinnatifid leaves; cultivated for its showy radiate yellow flower heads; Lindheimera texana

basket star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any starfish-like animal of the genera Euryale or Astrophyton or Gorgonocephalus having slender complexly branched interlacing arms radiating from a central disc; basket fish

binary star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation; binary; double star
E.g.
  • Cygnus contains the binary star system KIC 9832227.
  • ε Arietis is a binary star with two white components.
  • It is a binary star; the secondary is of magnitude 7.4.

blazing star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. biennial of southwestern United States having white stems and toothed leaves that is grown for its large pale yellow flowers that open in early morning; Mentzelia livicaulis; Mentzelia laevicaulis
  2. any of various North American plants of the genus Liatris having racemes or panicles of small discoid flower heads; button snakeroot; gayfeather; gay-feather; snakeroot

blue star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. subshrubs of southeastern United States forming slow-growing clumps and having blue flowers in short terminal cymes; Amsonia tabernaemontana

bog star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant having ovate leaves in a basal rosette and white starlike flowers netted with green; Parnassia palustris

brittle star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc; brittle-star; serpent star

dense blazing star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial of southeastern and central United States having very dense spikes of purple flowers; often cultivated for cut flowers; Liatris pycnostachya

double star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation; binary star; binary
E.g.
  • β Capricorni is a double star also known as Dabih.
  • Zeta Antliae is a wide optical double star.
  • Kappa Boötis is another wide double star.

evening star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky; Hesperus; Vesper

feather star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. free-swimming stalkless crinoid with ten feathery arms; found on muddy sea bottoms; comatulid

film star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star who plays leading roles in the cinema; movie star
E.g.
  • She is the mother of martial arts film star, Donnie Yen.
  • He quits and decides to turn as a film star.
  • One of her early babysitters was film star Gloria Swanson.

fixed star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any star in the Ptolemaic theory of planetary motion

flare star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a red dwarf star in which luminosity can change several magnitudes in a few minutes

giant star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun); giant
E.g.
  • Marginally fainter is Gamma Apodis, another ageing giant star.
  • The main star is classified as a giant star with an orange tint.
  • This is a red giant star with a stellar classification of M0 III.

giant star grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. perennial grass having stems 3 to 4 feet high; used especially in Africa and India for pasture and hay; Cynodon plectostachyum

golden star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers; golden stars; Bloomeria crocea

morning star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a planet (usually Venus) seen just before sunrise in the eastern sky; daystar; Phosphorus; Lucifer
E.g.
  • These are colours associated with Venus as an evening and morning star.
  • The raptor comes at dawn, when the planet Jupiter (the "morning star") is seen in the sky.
  • In addition to representing the morning star, the Eye can also be equated with the star Sothis (Sirius).

movie star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star who plays leading roles in the cinema; film star
E.g.
  • Temptation") with Mexican movie star Lucía Méndez.
  • I don't want to be a big movie star.
  • The owner of the dog is famous movie star Alex Young (Teri Polo).

multiple star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a system of three or more stars associated by gravity
E.g.
  • α Capricorni is a multiple star.
  • It is a multiple star approximately away with a combined apparent magnitude of 3.33.
  • V831 Centauri V831 Centauri is a multiple star system in the constellation Centaurus.

neutron star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star that has collapsed under its own gravity; it is composed of neutrons
E.g.
  • After a supernova explosion, a neutron star may be left behind.
  • A neutron star with a quark matter core is often called a hybrid star.
  • Neutron star merger A neutron star merger is a type of stellar collision.

opera star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. singer of lead role in an opera; operatic star
E.g.
  • Barros had the opportunity to become an international opera star.
  • In 2008, another female opera star, Diana Damrau, released a CD with seven Salieri coloratura arias.
  • Lee was briefly married to Cantonese opera star, Siu Chung-kwan (d. 2005), with whom she had a daughter.

operatic star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. singer of lead role in an opera; opera star

polar star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it; Polaris; North Star; pole star; polestar

pole star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it; Polaris; North Star; polar star; polestar

prairie star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. plant with mostly basal leaves and slender open racemes of white or pale pink flowers; prairies and open forest of northwestern United States to British Columbia and Alberta; Lithophragma parviflorum

red dwarf star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small, old, relatively cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter; red dwarf

red giant star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a large, old, luminous star; has a relatively low surface temperature and a diameter large relative to the sun; red giant

rock star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a famous singer of rock music
E.g.
  • She was touted as an "up and coming rock star".
  • It had never occurred to her that a woman could be a rock star.
  • In 2016, "Rolling Stone" proclaimed Bowie "the greatest rock star ever".

sea star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. echinoderms characterized by five arms extending from a central disk; starfish
E.g.
  • This caused the sea star to move off.
  • The margin of the sea star, which is its outline, is an orange color.
  • The margined sea star ("Astropecten articulatus") is a well known molluscivore.

serpent star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc; brittle star; brittle-star

shooting star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a meteoroid hits the earth's atmosphere and air friction causes the meteoroid to melt or vaporize or explode; meteor
E.g.
  • The studio was considered a "New Economy shooting star".
  • Livery was blue with gold lining and shooting star logo.
  • As a shooting star passes, Sam makes a wish that he can touch the moon.

star anise

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine; Chinese anise; star aniseed
  2. small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used in food and medicinally as a carminative; Chinese anise; Illicium verum
  3. small shrubby tree of Japan and Taiwan; flowers are not fragrant; Illicium anisatum

star aniseed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine; Chinese anise; star anise

star apple

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides; caimito; Chrysophyllum cainito

star begonia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rhizomatous begonia having leaves with pointed lobes suggestive of stars and pink flowers; star-leaf begonia; Begonia heracleifolia

star chart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chart showing the relative positions of the stars in a particular part of the sky

star divination

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon; astrology

star drill

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a steel rock drill with a star-shaped point that is used for making holes in stones or masonry; it is operated by hitting the end with a hammer while rotating it between blows

star earthball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an earthball with a smooth upper surface that is at first buried in sand; the top of the fruiting body opens up to form segments like the ray of an umbel; Scleroderma flavidium

star fruit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad or when fully ripe as a dessert; carambola

star grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. trailing grass native to Europe now cosmopolitan in warm regions; used for lawns and pastures especially in southern United States and India; Bermuda grass; devil grass; Bahama grass; kweek; doob; scutch grass; Cynodon dactylon
  2. any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic; colicroot; colic root; crow corn; unicorn root
  3. any plant of the genus Hypoxis having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers: Africa; Australia; southern Asia; North America
  4. perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill; windmill grass; creeping windmill grass; Chloris truncata

star ipomoea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. annual herb having scarlet flowers; the eastern United States; red morning-glory; Ipomoea coccinea

star jasmine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely fragrant white flowers; confederate jasmine; Trachelospermum jasminoides

star magnolia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. deciduous shrubby magnolia from Japan having fragrant white starlike flowers blooming before leaves unfold; grown as an ornamental in United States; Magnolia stellata

star of the veldt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually yellow daisylike flowers and mounds of aromatic foliage; cape marigold; sun marigold

star sapphire

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a sapphire that when cut shows a starlike figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure

star saxifrage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small often mat-forming alpine plant having small starlike white flowers; Europe; starry saxifrage; Saxifraga stellaris

star shell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an artillery shell containing an illuminant

star sign

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided; sign of the zodiac; sign; mansion; house; planetary house

star topology

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub; star

star tulip

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small plant with slender bent stems bearing branched clusters of a few white star-shaped flowers with petals shaped like cat's ears; southeastern Washington and northeastern Oregon to Montana; elegant cat's ears; Calochortus elegans

television star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star in a television show; TV star
E.g.
  • He was the first husband of Oscar-winning film and television star Donna Reed.
  • The motion picture star is at 6816 Hollywood Boulevard, the television star is on 1718 Vine Street.
  • Fujiwara once hosted a sport program, called "SRS", by Fuji Television with television star Masashi Tashiro.

track star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star runner

variable star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a star that varies noticeably in brightness; variable
E.g.
  • It has the variable star designation AE Ceti.
  • Beta Doradus is a notably bright Cepheid variable star.
  • It is a suspected Beta Cephei variable star.

water star grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. grassy-leaved North American aquatic plant with yellow star-shaped blossoms; mud plantain; Heteranthera dubia

white dwarf star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a faint star of enormous density; white dwarf

woodland star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. California perennial herb cultivated for its racemose white flowers with widely spreading petals; sometimes placed in genus Tellima; Lithophragma affine; Lithophragma affinis; Tellima affinis

guest star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The show featured Warren Clarke as a guest star.
  • In 1979, he was a guest star on the TV series "Taxi".
  • He returned to the show during the fifth season as a guest star.

star system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cygnus contains the binary star system KIC 9832227.
  • He comes from the Omega Centauri star system.
  • Normally this star system has a visual magnitude of 2.1.

pop star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This was also pop star Cris Villonco's film debut.
  • Captain of The 100 is pop star Ronan Keating.
  • Idan Raichel is a pop star and household name in Israel.

star rating

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • DatPiff gave the mixtape a 4.5 star rating out of 5.
  • The Great Sasuke a four-and-three-quarter star rating.
  • CNET gave Rainmeter a 4 out of 5 star rating.

rising star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The website Vashtie has described her as "a rising star"
  • Jafta was seen by some as a "rising star".
  • Journalism has lost a rising star."

star player

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was a star player on the Magruder High School basketball team.
  • Khushi Ram quickly gained popularity and became a star player in India.
  • The Aussies' star player Justin "jks" Savage only had 9 kills in the affair.

star review

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A five star review in "Q" described the album as "incendiary".
  • The album also received a four (out of five) star review in Mojo.
  • Jason Birchmeier from the online music guide AllMusic gave "Para Olvidarte de Mí" a 2 out of 5 star review.

star formation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • DDO 190 still experiences some active star formation.
  • This gives a star formation rate of about 1.5–3 stars per year.
  • These cold, dense cores are the sites of future star formation.

star players

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The team had many star players, including Carolina Morace.
  • He was one of the star players sold to the St. Louis Browns before the 1899 season.
  • VG.Flash struggled as one of its star players YuanZhang "Attacker" Sheng was injured.

binary star system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cygnus contains the binary star system KIC 9832227.
  • With high likelihood (>95%), this is a binary star system.
  • This is most likely a binary star system.

sequence star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is an A-type main sequence star of class A8V.
  • Gomeisa is a blue-white main sequence star.
  • A yellow-white main sequence star, it has a white dwarf companion.

main sequence star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is an A-type main sequence star of class A8V.
  • Gomeisa is a blue-white main sequence star.
  • A yellow-white main sequence star, it has a white dwarf companion.

battle star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "S-42" earned one battle star during World War II.
  • LST-512 received one battle star for World War II Service.
  • "LST-517" received one battle star for World War II service.

star systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Two star systems have been found to have planets.
  • Seven star systems have been found to have planets.
  • Six star systems have been found to have exoplanets.

white star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The white star in the triangle stands for independence.
  • Challacombe was a bay horse with a white star bred by F W Dunn.
  • To the unaided eye, it appears to be a white star of magnitude 3.6.

host star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • K2-148b has a tight orbit around its host star.
  • The exoplanet orbits WASP-39, its host star, every 4 days.
  • The exoplanet orbits WASP-31, its host star, every 3.4 days.

set to star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Barrymore is set to star in Jamie Babbit's film "The Stand-In".
  • Quincy Fouse, Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, and Aria Shahghasemi were also set to star.
  • In June, it was announced that she was set to star in the comedy-drama film "Sun Dogs".

porn star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bobby Beausoleil was an actor and porn star.
  • Soap leaves the NYPD, moves to Los Angeles and becomes a porn star.
  • A "pornographic film actor" or "porn star" performs in pornographic films.

football star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was married to football star Ronaldo from April 1999 to September 2003.
  • Gus - A high school football star who had plans to participate in the army.
  • He excelled in track and field, but was also a football star in high school.

child star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dimaunahan is married to former child star Jane Zaleta.
  • Born March 20, 1923, Fellows became a child star in the 1930s.
  • Following the film's public success, Lynen became the child star of French cinema.

red star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1935, the Soviets installed a red star on top of the tower.
  • To beat the game entirely, one must collect each level's red star.

became a star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Although a communist, Ira became a star in radio theater.
  • In June 1942, the film became a star vehicle for George Raft.
  • In 1910, Karnabatt became a star contributor to the daily "Seara".

all star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The all star team was voted by the Chinese press.
  • He was a three time CFL all star.
  • He played eight seasons for Philadelphia, and was an all star three times.

single star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • HR 244 HR 244 is a single star in the constellation Cassiopeia.
  • 6 Ceti 6 Ceti is a single star in the equatorial constellation of Cetus.
  • 15 Cygni 15 Cygni is a single star in the northern constellation Cygnus.

new star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "The Guardian" has described him as "a new star of the blogosphere."
  • In order to keep their new star, Tan's Film spent a large amount of money.
  • In 1941, exhibitors voted her the third-most popular new star in Hollywood.

brightest star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • α Arietis, called Hamal, is the brightest star in Aries.
  • Alpha Cygni, called Deneb, is the brightest star in Cygnus.
  • (Currently, the brightest star is Sirius at magnitude −1.46.)

gold star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the box itself, a large gold star was present.
  • One gold star marks each patrol completed.
  • A gold star tops the tree.

received a star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1995, Costas received a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
  • Hopkins received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2003.
  • Marshall received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960.

dwarf star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gliese 674 is a nearby red dwarf star with a planet.
  • K2-148b orbits a late-K dwarf star known as K2-148, or EPIC 220194974.
  • The visible companion is a red dwarf star with a class in the range M2-5V.

star located

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The host star, HD 128311, is a K0V-type star located 16.6 parsecs from Earth.
  • Eta Apodis is a white main sequence star located 140.8 ± 0.9 light-years distant.
  • HD 206610, a K0 star located 194 parsecs from Earth, is host to one planet, HD 206610 b.

basketball star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shaw appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" where he met NBA basketball star Dwyane Wade.
  • DiLeo was a basketball star at Cinnaminson High School in Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey.
  • The basketball star broke down in tears live on CNN as he recounted the hostility he faced for meeting Kim Jong-un.

star hotel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hotel Alba Caracas The Hotel Alba Caracas is the first 5 star hotel in Venezuela.
  • The town boasts a four star hotel, a golf course, an airport, and a "welcome arch".
  • The Centaurus originally included a 7 star hotel, construction of which is yet to begin.

star power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By the end of the 2000–01 season, the Rangers had landed a lot of star power.
  • Bryant's star power and her extreme views were highlighted in national news stories.
  • As a return to British cinema, Goss has made a decent choice with IWAH and really lends some star power to the movie.

major star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Warner was enthusiastic, and began the task of casting a major star to front the project.
  • Because of this, every major star in the 1960s and 1970s wished to wrestle in the Northwest.
  • Igor Kio was a major star of Russian entertainment — not in the least for his tumultuous private life.

music star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His older brother Nathan Carter is a well-known Irish country and folk music star.
  • It was the first recording to make Elvis Presley a nationally known country music star.
  • Australian music star John Williamson sang "True Blue", which was Irwin's favourite song.

first star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Her first star work was "Un sueño de cristal".
  • The feast begins with the appearance of the first star.
  • The Wigilia feast begins at the appearance of the first star.

young star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A new young star was expected to emerge.
  • A very young star, it is still accumulating interstellar material.
  • NGC 3256 provides a nearby template for studying the properties of young star clusters in tidal tails.

star cluster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The star cluster of Messier 30 is best observed around August.
  • Simbad uses NGC 2174 for the nebula and NGC 2175 for the star cluster.
  • This star cluster is estimated to be around two and a half million years old.

parent star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its parent star has 88% less volume than the Sun.
  • As of May 25, 2013 it is 110 AU from its parent star.
  • It orbits its parent star every 3.36 days at a distance of 0.042 astronomical units (AU).

half star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The book had a four and a half star out of 5 score on customer reviews in Amazon in January 2018.
  • Writing for "The Indian Express" Shubhra Gupta gives it one and half star out of five and says, ""Kalank" doesn’t really lift off the screen.
  • Rajeev Masand of CNN IBN gave it a two and a half star rating explaining "a stronger male lead and some tighter editing might have turned this into a crackling film.

orbiting the star

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • WASP-79b WASP-79b is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star CD-30 1812.
  • It orbits at 9 AU from Beta Pictoris (close to the plane of the debris disk orbiting the star) with a low eccentricity and a period of 20–21 years.
  • TrES-2b TrES-2b (TrES-2 or Kepler-1b) is an extrasolar planet orbiting the star GSC 03549-02811 located 750 light years away from the Solar System.

primary star

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  • A substellar companion was discovered orbiting the primary star in 2007 using the radial velocity method.
  • Both planets may have accreted additional mass when the primary star lost material during its red giant phase.
  • The primary star is a Beta Cephei variable star with rapid brightness changes of about a hundredth of a magnitude.

companion star

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E.g.
  • The spiral is suspected to be caused by an unseen companion star.
  • The companion star was discovered in 1984 based upon its ultraviolet spectrum.
  • It is a spectroscopic binary star, one in which the companion star is only known through analysis of the spectra.

star is radiating

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  • The star is radiating 286 times the Sun's luminosity from its photosphere at an effective temperature of 9,980 K.
  • The star is radiating 155 times the Sun's luminosity from its photosphere at an effective temperature of 4,269 K.
  • This star is radiating 3.12 times the Sun's luminosity from its photosphere at an effective temperature of 6,346 K.

star clusters

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E.g.
  • He specializes in the study of star clusters and galaxies.
  • Several galaxies and star clusters are contained within Capricornus.
  • NGC 5253 includes a large nebula and at least 12 large star clusters.

former star

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E.g.
  • Ferriols was a former star in the defunct Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA).
  • While playing for the Athletics, Reiter was a teammate of Hawley Pierce, a former star for the Carlisle Indian School.
  • In 2010, Machida Zelvia appointed Naoki Soma, a former star player who played in the 1998 FIFA World Cup, as its new head coach.

star billing

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E.g.
  • Throughout "House"s run, six of the main actors have received star billing.
  • At Universal, he often received star billing for what amounted to a supporting part.
  • A total of ten actors received star billing in the first season, with numerous supporting roles.

big star

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E.g.
  • He said, ‘You made me a big star in my country.’ We’ve had a nice bond”.
  • So in this scene, Bruce Lee is essentially calling out a stuntman and getting him fired because he's the big star."
  • Some flag makers arranged the stars into one big star, in a circle or in rows and some replaced a state's star with its initial.

star athlete

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  • He was a star athlete at Kings Mountain High School.
  • Cowan grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana and was a star athlete at the city's North Side High School.
  • Whitmore starred as idealistic attorney Abraham Lincoln Jones, who had been a star athlete in college.

top star

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  • In December 2006, she was finally promoted to be top star.
  • Later that month, top star Genichiro Tenryu abruptly departed AJPW.
  • The film "Beau Brummel" also made John Barrymore a top star at the studio as well.

subgiant star

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  • This is a B-type subgiant star with a stellar classification of B1.5 IV.
  • This star has a classification of K0 IV, matching a K-type subgiant star.
  • Unlike α, β Caeli is a subgiant star, slightly evolved from the main sequence.
E.g.
  • Kerns used to play with the Dreams’ star quarterback Eddie Brennan in high school.
  • In the early 1970s, Fong was a star quarterback for the Sunnyvale High School football team.
  • The Bears also lost star quarterback Joey Sternaman, who joined the Chicago Bulls of the AFL.

star cast

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  • Including them, the film consists of a large star cast.
  • The star cast held a candlelight vigil on 14 August 2012.
  • The star cast also visited theatres upon the release of the film.

central star

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  • central star will shrink and grow hotter
  • The central star is more than 12,000 times as luminous as the Sun.
  • Its central star is of magnitude 11.4, an unusually bright specimen.

star is located

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  • Her star is located at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard.
  • The second star is located at 1725 Vine Street.
  • The star is located around distant, based on parallax.
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