meaning of star

1. One of the innumerable luminous bodies seen in the heavens; any heavenly body other than the sun, moon, comets, and nebulae.
The polestar; the north star.
A planet supposed to influence ones destiny; (usually pl. ) a configuration of the planets, supposed to influence fortune.
That which resembles the figure of a star, as an ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honor.
Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc.
A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc. , which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc.
To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle; as, a robe starred with gems.
To be bright, or attract attention, as a star; to shine like a star; to be brilliant or prominent; to play a part as a theatrical star.
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub

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