star star  /ˈstɑr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  2. (n) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  3. (n) any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  4. (n) an actor who plays a principal role
  5. (n) a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  6. (n) a performer who receives prominent billing
  7. (n) a star-shaped character * used in printing
  8. (n) the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
  9. (v) feature as the star
  10. (v) be the star in a performance
  11. (v) mark with an asterisk
  12. (adj) indicating the most important performer or role

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Jackie Chan's star rose as he fell from roofs, cliffs and airplanes.
  2. Bono's Mission The world's biggest rock star is also Africa's biggest advocate.

News

  1. Star-Gazette -- Target Gift Card

    Star-Gazette -- Target Gift Card
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

  2. Alberta Star Confirms Special Distribution of $0.08 Per Share; Announces New Directors

    Alberta Star Development Corp. , announces that shareholders at its Annual and Special General Meeting held today voted overwhelmingly in favour of its previously announced special cash distribution by ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 'Star Wars' Might Be Going Y.A.

    If the latest Star Wars: Episode VII rumor is true, J.J. Abrams might capitalize on the Y.A. movie moment with a story that focuses on two hot young things. 
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. Blatter, who was also asked about an offside goal which was wrongly awarded to Argentina against Mexico on Sunday, said: "They were not five-star games for the referees. I apologised to England and Mexico. The English said 'thank you' and accepted...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Daily Star

  2. "I just really appreciate the accomplishment. I'm going to take it in," Votto added. "It means a lot to me. I've always wanted to be an All-Star."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Joey Votto Source: The Associated Press

  3. "He got quite a bit of consideration," said Manuel, manager of the Nationals' divisional rivals, the Philadelphia Phillies. "I don't have to tell anybody, he's got a great future. He is going be an All-Star for a long time. What's he got,...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Charlie Manuel Source: FanHouse

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