HyperDic: star

English > 12 senses of the word star:
NOUNobjectstar(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
person star, ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wizsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
objectstarany celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
person star, principal, leadan actor who plays a principal role
shapestara plane figure with 5 or more points
person star, headlinera performer who receives prominent billing
communicationstar, asteriska star-shaped character * used in printing
cognitionstar, star topologythe topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
VERBstativestarfeature as the star
creationstarbe the star in a performance
changestar, asteriskmark with an asterisk
ADJECTIVEallstar, leading, prima, starring, stellarindicating the most important performer or role
star > pronunciation
Soundsstaa'r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > star: 12 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIndicating the most important performer or role.
Examples
  • "a star figure skater"
  • "the starring role"
Synonymsleading, prima, starring, stellar
BroadermajorOf greater importance or stature or rank
Spanishestelar
English > star: 12 senses > noun 1, object
Meaning(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior.
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
InstancesAlpha CrucisThe brightest star in the Southern Cross
Beta CentauriThe second brightest star in Centaurus
Beta CrucisThe second brightest star in the Southern Cross
DenebThe brightest star in Cygnus
DenebolaA star in Leo approximately 43 light years from Earth
PolluxThe brightest star in Gemini
RegulusThe brightest star in Leo
SpicaThe brightest star in Virgo
Sterope, AsteropeOne of the stars in the star cluster Pleiades
sun, SunThe star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
Member ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
galaxy, extragalactic nebula(astronomy) a collection of star systems
Narrowerbinary star, binary, double starA system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
fixed starAny star in the Ptolemaic theory of planetary motion
giant star, giantA very bright star of large diameter and low density / density (relative to the Sun)
lodestar, loadstarGuiding star
multiple starA system of three or more stars associated by gravity
neutron starA star that has collapsed under its own gravity
novaA star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process
red dwarf, red dwarf starA small, old, relatively cool star
red giant, red giant starA large, old, luminous star
sunAny star around which a planetary system revolves
supergiantAn extremely bright star of very large diameter and low density / density
supernovaA star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process
variable star, variableA star that varies noticeably in brightness
white dwarf, white dwarf starA faint star of enormous density / density
Broadercelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Spanishastro, estrella
Catalanestel, estrella
Adjectivesinterstellarbetween or among stars
starryabounding with or resembling stars
stellar, astralbeing or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars
English > star: 12 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field.
Synonymsace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz
Narrowertrack starA star runner
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishasistente, as, crack, diestro, ducho, estrella, experto, genio, hacha, maven, mavin, superestrella, virtuoso, wiz
Catalanas, crack, destre, estrella, expert, geni, maven, virtuós, wiz
Verbsstarbe the star in a performance
English > star: 12 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningAny celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night.
NarrowerstarletA small star
Broadercelestial body, heavenly bodynatural objects visible in the sky
Spanishastro, estrella
Catalanestrella
Adjectivesstarryabounding with or resembling stars
English > star: 12 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningAn actor who plays a principal role.
Synonymsprincipal, lead
Narrowerco-starOne of two actors who are given equal status as stars in a play or film
film star, movie starA star who plays leading roles in the cinema
idol, matinee idolsomeone who is adored blindly and excessively
television star, TV starA star in a television show
Broaderactor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
Spanishestrella, protagonista
Catalanestrella, protagonista
Verbsstarbe the star in a performance
starfeature as the star
English > star: 12 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningA plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem / emblem.
Narrowerasterism(mineralogy) a star-shaped figure with six rays that is seen in some crystal structures under reflected or transmitted light
hexagramA regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
pentacle, pentagram, pentangleA star with 5 points
Broaderplane figure, two-dimensional figureA two-dimensional shape
Spanishestrella
Catalanestrella
English > star: 12 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA performer who receives prominent billing.
Synonymheadliner
Broaderperformer, performing artistAn entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Nounsstardomthe status of being acknowledged as a star
Verbsstarbe the star in a performance
starfeature as the star
English > star: 12 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA star-shaped character * used in printing.
Synonymasterisk
Broadercharacter, graph, grapheme, graphic symbolA written symbol that is used to represent speech
Spanishasterisco
Catalanasterisc
Verbsstarmark with an asterisk
English > star: 12 senses > noun 8, cognition
MeaningThe topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub.
Synonymstar topology
Broadertopology, network topologyThe configuration of a communication network
English > star: 12 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningfeature as the star.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Example"The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
Narrowerco-starfeature as the co-star in a performance
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Spanishprotagonizar
Nounsstaran actor who plays a principal role
stara performer who receives prominent billing
English > star: 12 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningBe the star in a performance.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Categorydramaturgy, dramatic art, dramatics, theater, theatreThe art of writing and producing plays
Narrowerco-starBe the co-star in a performance
Broaderperform, execute, docarry out or perform an action
Spanishprotagonizar
Catalanprotagonitzar
Nounsstaran actor who plays a principal role
starsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field / field
stara performer who receives prominent billing
English > star: 12 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmark with an asterisk.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
Synonymasterisk
Broadermarkmake or leave a mark on
Nounsstara star-shaped character * used in printing

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