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    star - Dictionary definition and meaning for word star

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