Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /


  • star star  /ˈstɑr/ ?  (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear…

    star meaning(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


    star 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.
  • star anise star anise  small tree of China and Vietnam bearing anise-scented star-shaped fruit used…
  • star aniseed star aniseed  anise-scented star-shaped fruit or seed used in Asian cooking and medicine
  • star apple star apple  evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit…
  • star begonia star begonia  rhizomatous begonia having leaves with pointed lobes suggestive of stars…
  • star chamber star chamber  a former English court that became notorious for its arbitrary methods and…
  • star chart star chart  a chart showing the relative positions of the stars in a particular part of…
  • star divination star divination  a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets…
  • star drill star drill  a steel rock drill with a star-shaped point that is used for making holes in…
  • star earthball star earthball  an earthball with a smooth upper surface that is at first buried in sand;…
  • star fruit star fruit  deeply ridged yellow-brown tropical fruit; used raw as a vegetable or in salad…
  • star grass star grass  any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and…
  • star ipomoea star ipomoea  annual herb having scarlet flowers; the eastern United States
  • star jasmine star jasmine  evergreen Chinese woody climber with shiny dark green leaves and intensely…
  • star magnolia star magnolia  deciduous shrubby magnolia from Japan having fragrant white starlike flowers…
  • star of david star of david  a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing…
  • star of the veldt star of the veldt  any of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually…
  • star sapphire star sapphire  a sapphire that when cut shows a starlike figure in reflected light because…
  • star saxifrage star saxifrage  small often mat-forming alpine plant having small starlike white flowers;…
  • star shell star shell  an artillery shell containing an illuminant
  • star sign star sign  (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
  • star topology star topology  the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
  • star tulip star tulip  small plant with slender bent stems bearing branched clusters of a few white…
  • star-duckweed star-duckweed  cosmopolitan in temperate regions except North America
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