Wednesday, February 9, 2011


What is the meaning of star?
Star as noun, has 8 senses:
1. (Astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
2. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
3. Any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
4. A plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
5. An actor who plays a principal role
6. A performer who receives prominent billing
7. A star-shaped character * used in printing
8. The topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
Star as adjective, has 1 sense:
1. Indicating the most important performer or role
Usually Star used as an adjective is very rare
Star as verb, has 3 senses:
1. Feature as the star
2. Be the star in a performance
3. Mark with an asterisk
Star used as a verb is uncommon.
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