HyperDic: loadstar

English > 2 senses of the word loadstar:
NOUNobjectloadstar, lodestarguiding star
cognitionloadstar, lodestarsomething that serves as a model or guide
English > loadstar: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningGuiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy.
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 guía
Catalanestel guia
English > loadstar: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething that serves as a model or guide.
Broadermodel, exampleA representative form or pattern

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