HyperDic: variable_star

English > 1 sense of the expression variable star:
NOUNobjectvariable star, variablea star that varies noticeably in brightness
English > variable star: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningA star that varies noticeably in brightness.
Synonymvariable
InstancesPolaris, North Star, pole star, polar star, polestarThe brightest star in Ursa Minor
Broaderstar(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
Spanishestrella variable
Catalanestel variable, estrella variable

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