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  • n  (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
  • n  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  • n  any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
  • n  an actor who plays a principal role
  • n  a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
  • n  a performer who receives prominent billing
  • n  a star-shaped character * used in printing
  • n  the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
  • v  feature as the star
    The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man
  • v  be the star in a performance
  • v  mark with an asterisk
    Linguists star unacceptable sentences
  • s  indicating the most important performer or role
    a star figure skater
    the starring role

  • Jackie Chan's star rose as he fell from roofs, cliffs and airplanes.
  • Bono's Mission The world's biggest rock star is also Africa's biggest advocate.
  • George Lucas' new Star Wars film sends the Jedi knights against an upstart army of .
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  • Sepp Blatter in Daily Star
    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...
  • Joey Votto in The Associated Press
    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."
  • Charlie Manuel in FanHouse
    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,...

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