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Dictionary definition for: Star

1. (n) (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

2. (v) feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"

3. (n) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field

4. (v) be the star in a performance

5. (n) any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night

6. (v) mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"

7. (n) a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem

8. (n) an actor who plays a principal role

9. (n) a performer who receives prominent billing

10. (n) a star-shaped character * used in printing

11. (n) the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub

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