HyperDic: lodestar

English > 2 senses of the word lodestar:
NOUNobjectlodestar, loadstarguiding star
cognitionlodestar, loadstarsomething that serves as a model or guide
lodestar > pronunciation
Soundslow'dstaa.r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > lodestar: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningGuiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy.
Synonymloadstar
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 > lodestar: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningSomething that serves as a model or guide.
Synonymloadstar
Broadermodel, exampleA representative form or pattern
Spanishnorte
Catalannord

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