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Definition of Star

Star

  1. One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.
  2. The polestar; the north star.
  3. A planet supposed to influence one's destiny; (usually pl.) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.
  4. That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
  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. 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.
  8. To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.
  9. 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.

Star Quotations

Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star. - W. Clement Stone
Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.
W. Clement Stone

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
William C. Bryant

I'm a dreamer. I have to dream and reach for the stars, and if I miss a star then I grab a handful of clouds.
Mike Tyson

Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.
Carl Sagan

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. - Friedrich Nietzsche
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Friedrich Nietzsche
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Star Translations

star in Afrikaans is ster
star in Danish is stjerne
star in Dutch is ster
star in German is Stern
star in Italian is stella, vedette
star in Latin is stella, astrum, sidus
star in Norwegian is stjerne, stjerne
star in Portuguese is estrela
star in Spanish is estrella
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