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 star star

noun

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

  • () indicating the most important performer or role  ( prima, starring, star, stellar, leading )
    indicating the most important performer or role
     the leading man
    the leading man
     prima ballerina
    prima ballerina
     prima donna
    prima donna
     a star figure skater
    a star figure skater
     the starring role
    the starring role
     a stellar role
    a stellar role
     a stellar performance
    a stellar performance
  • verb

  • () feature as the star  ( star )
    feature as the star
     The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man
    The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man
  • mark with an asterisk  ( asterisk, star )
    mark with an asterisk
     Linguists star unacceptable sentences
    Linguists star unacceptable sentences
  • be the star in a performance  ( star )
    be the star in a performance