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Meaning of STAR

Pronunciation:  stâr

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a star-shaped character * used in printing
  2. [n]  (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  3. [n]  any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  4. [n]  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  5. [n]  a performer who receives prominent billing
  6. [n]  an actor who plays a principal role
  7. [n]  a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  8. [v]  mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
  9. [v]  be the star in a performance
  10. [v]  feature as the star; of artistic performances
 

STAR is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ace, adept, asterisk, asterisk, genius, headliner, hotshot, lead, maven, principal, sensation, virtuoso, whiz, whizz, wiz, wizard
 
 See Also: actor, Alpha Crucis, asterism, Asterope, Beta Centauri, Beta Crucis, binary, binary star, celestial body, character, constellation, co-star, co-star, co-star, Deneb, Denebola, do, double star, execute, expert, extragalactic nebula, feature, film star, fixed star, galaxy, giant, giant star, grapheme, graphic symbol, have, heavenly body, hexagram, histrion, idol, loadstar, lodestar, mark, matinee idol, movie star, multiple star, neutron star, nova, pentacle, pentagram, perform, performer, performing artist, plane figure, player, Pollux, red dwarf, red dwarf star, red giant, red giant star, Regulus, role player, Spica, Sterope, sun, supergiant, supernova, television star, thespian, track star, TV star, two-dimensional figure, variable, variable star, white dwarf, white dwarf star

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Star\ (st[aum]r), n. [OE. sterre, AS. steorra; akin to
    OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G.
    stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth.
    sta['i]rn[=o], Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. 'asth`r,
    'a`stron, Skr. star; perhaps from a root meaning, to scatter,
    Skr. st[.r], L. sternere (cf. {Stratum}), and originally
    applied to the stars as being strewn over the sky, or as
    being scatterers or spreaders of light. [root]296. Cf.
    {Aster}, {Asteroid}, {Constellation}, {Disaster}, {Stellar}.]
    1. One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the
       heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon,
       comets, and nebul[ae].
    
             His eyen twinkled in his head aright, As do the
             stars in the frosty night.            --Chaucer.
    
    Note: The stars are distinguished as {planets}, and {fixed
          stars}. See {Planet}, {Fixed stars} under {Fixed}, and
          {Magnitude of a star} under {Magnitude}.
    
    2. The polestar; the north star. --Shak.
    
    3. (Astrol.) A planet supposed to influence one's destiny;
       (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to
       influence fortune.
    
             O malignant and ill-brooding stars.   --Shak.
    
             Blesses his stars, and thinks it luxury. --Addison.
    
    4. That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament
       worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
    
             On whom . . . Lavish Honor showered all her stars.
                                                   --Tennyson.
    
    5. Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an
       asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or
       to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.
    
    6. (Pyrotechny) A composition of combustible matter used in
       the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding
       in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
    
    7. A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially
       on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading
       theatrical performer, etc.
    
    Note: Star is used in the formation of compound words
          generally of obvious signification: as, star-aspiring,
          star-bespangled, star-bestudded, star-blasting,
          star-bright, star-crowned, star-directed, star-eyed,
          star-headed, star-paved, star-roofed; star-sprinkled,
          star-wreathed.
    
    
    
    {Blazing star}, {Double star}, {Multiple star}, {Shooting
    star}, etc. See under {Blazing}, {Double}, etc.
    
    {Nebulous star} (Astron.), a small well-defined circular
       nebula, having a bright nucleus at its center like a star.
    
    
    {Star anise} (Bot.), any plant of the genus Illicium; -- so
       called from its star-shaped capsules.
    
    {Star apple} (Bot.), a tropical American tree ({Chrysophyllum
       Cainito}), having a milky juice and oblong leaves with a
       silky-golden pubescence beneath. It bears an applelike
       fruit, the carpels of which present a starlike figure when
       cut across. The name is extended to the whole genus of
       about sixty species, and the natural order
       ({Sapotace[ae]}) to which it belongs is called the
       Star-apple family.
    
    {Star conner}, one who cons, or studies, the stars; an
       astronomer or an astrologer. --Gascoigne.
    
    {Star coral} (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of stony
       corals belonging to {Astr[ae]a}, {Orbicella}, and allied
       genera, in which the calicles are round or polygonal and
       contain conspicuous radiating septa.
    
    {Star cucumber}. (Bot.) See under {Cucumber}.
    
    {Star flower}. (Bot.)
       (a) A plant of the genus {Ornithogalum};
           star-of-Bethlehem.
       (b) See {Starwort}
       (b) .
       (c) An American plant of the genus {Trientalis}
           ({Trientalis Americana}). --Gray.
    
    {Star fort} (Fort.), a fort surrounded on the exterior with
       projecting angles; -- whence the name.
    
    {Star gauge} (Ordnance), a long rod, with adjustable points
       projecting radially at its end, for measuring the size of
       different parts of the bore of a gun.
    
    {Star grass}. (Bot.)
       (a) A small grasslike plant ({Hypoxis erecta}) having
           star-shaped yellow flowers.
       (b) The colicroot. See {Colicroot}.
    
    {Star hyacinth} (Bot.), a bulbous plant of the genus {Scilla}
       ({S. autumnalis}); -- called also {star-headed hyacinth}.
    
    
    {Star jelly} (Bot.), any one of several gelatinous plants
       ({Nostoc commune}, {N. edule}, etc.). See {Nostoc}.
    
    {Star lizard}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Stellion}.
    
    {Star-of-Bethlehem} (Bot.), a bulbous liliaceous plant
       ({Ornithogalum umbellatum}) having a small white starlike
       flower.
    
    {Star-of-the-earth} (Bot.), a plant of the genus {Plantago}
       ({P. coronopus}), growing upon the seashore.
    
    {Star polygon} (Geom.), a polygon whose sides cut each other
       so as to form a star-shaped figure.
    
    {Stars and Stripes}, a popular name for the flag of the
       United States, which consists of thirteen horizontal
       stripes, alternately red and white, and a union having, in
       a blue field, white stars to represent the several States,
       one for each.
    
             With the old flag, the true American flag, the
             Eagle, and the Stars and Stripes, waving over the
             chamber in which we sit.              --D. Webster.
    
    {Star showers}. See {Shooting star}, under {Shooting}.
    
    {Star thistle} (Bot.), an annual composite plant ({Centaurea
       solstitialis}) having the involucre armed with radiating
       spines.
    
    {Star wheel} (Mach.), a star-shaped disk, used as a kind of
       ratchet wheel, in repeating watches and the feed motions
       of some machines.
    
    {Star worm} (Zo["o]l.), a gephyrean.
    
    {Temporary star} (Astron.), a star which appears suddenly,
       shines for a period, and then nearly or quite disappears.
       These stars are supposed by some astronometers to be
       variable stars of long and undetermined periods.
    
    {Variable star} (Astron.), a star whose brilliancy varies
       periodically, generally with regularity, but sometimes
       irregularly; -- called {periodical star} when its changes
       occur at fixed periods.
    
    {Water star grass} (Bot.), an aquatic plant ({Schollera
       graminea}) with small yellow starlike blossoms.
    
    
  2. \Star\ (st[aum]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Starred}
    (st[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Starring}.]
    To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to
    bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems. ``A sable curtain
    starred with gold.'' --Young.
    
    
  3. \Star\, v. i.
    To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like
    a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a
    theatrical star.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing stars in your dream, symbolize high ideals, spirit, fate and luck. It also means your desire for fame and fortune.
 

 

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