celestial mechanics The branch of astronomy that studies the motions of all types of astronomical objects, including stars, planets, and natural an…
Due to Earth's axial tilt, the celestial equator is currently inclined at an angle of 23.44 degrees with respect to the ecliptic.
An American epic space opera franchise centered on a film series created by George Lucas.STAR WARS, proper noun. A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.STAR, verb. Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.STAR, noun.
Plural of star drive Alternative form of stardrivesSTAR FINCH, noun. (science fiction) A hypothetical process wherein a portion of a star's mass is removed, generally to serve as an energy source.STAR MACROMOLECULE, noun. An extraterrestrial person from a different star system than ours.STAR WARS, proper noun. Hypoxis spp., flowering plants belonging to the family Hypoxidaceae.STAR HEIGHT, noun. Satellite, Scientific, Scientist, Seismometer, Sensation, Session, Sextant, Shooting star, Shuttle, Significant, Simulation, Sir Issac, Size, Sky, Soar, Solar system, Solstice, Space, Space craft, Space station, Spatial, Spectrometry, Spectrum, Spherical, Spinning, Star dust, Stars, Stellar, Storms, Stratosphere, Subatomic, Success, Sun, Sunspot, Super nova, Support, Sustain, Swirling, Syzygy Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.STAR, noun. Most of the constellations we know have been given names, for example Orion the Hunter and the Great Bear. (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.STAR, noun.
(astrology) Synonym of the astrological sign.STAR STREAM, noun.
Valued for … The topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub.STAR, verb. (astronomy) (photography) The line of light recorded on a photographic medium when a time exposure is made of a star in the nighttime sky using a camera on a fixed mount, caused by the rotation of the earth during the period of time when the camera's shutter is held open.STAR TREK, proper noun. Aletris spp., flowering plants in the Nartheciaceae family.STAR GRASS, noun. Sicyos angulatus, an annual vine in the cucumber family, native to eastern North America.STAR DRIVES, noun. Delivered to your inbox! (New Age) a person believed to have a reincarnated soul of an extraterrestrial or extradimensional beingSTAR SHELL, noun. inferior. STAR, proper noun. in the mind of another.© 2006-2020 «Word Associations Network». A hamlet in Wales. Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.STAR, noun. Indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance".Think twice before you speak, because your words and A physical network topology in which all nodes are connected to a central connectivity device (e.g.
(architecture) A vault whose ribs radiate to form patterns reminiscent of starsSTAR VISITOR, noun. An Australian species of estrildid finch, Neochmia ruficauda.STAR FORT, noun. This glossary of astronomy terms contains definitions for some of the most common words used in astronomy, cosmology, astrophysics, and space exploration.
celestial equator The imaginary great circle of a body's celestial sphere that is coplanar with the body's terrestrial equator.
Valued for its decorative shape as well as its flavor. Mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences".STAR, adjective. STAR, noun. (chemistry) A macromolecule having a single branch point from which linear chains (or arms) emanate.STAR MACROMOLECULES, noun. (pejorative) a legal or administrative body with strict, arbitrary rulings and secretive proceedingsSTAR CHART, noun. A simple dance, or part of a dance, where a group of four dancers each put their right or left hand in the middle and turn around in a circle.
auxiliary. (computing theory) A measure of the structural complexity of a regular expression, equal to the maximum nesting depth of stars in the expression.STAR JELLY, noun.
Also used commercially as a source of shikimic acid for the production of Tamiflu.STAR APPLE, noun. To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.STAR, verb. (astronomy) A line of stars, originally from a dwarf galaxy, that have been captured by gravitational interaction with the Milky WaySTAR SYSTEM, noun.
(roller derby) The transfer of jammer status to a team's pivot, accomplished by passing a helmet cover marked with a star.STAR PICKET, noun.
Callitriche spp., flowering plants in the Plantaginaceae family.STAR GRASS, noun.
A village in Scotland.
A star-shaped ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honour.STAR, noun. The Norfolk Island pine, Araucaria heterophyllaSTAR POLYGON, noun. Futuristic, particularly with respect to things similar in appearance or effect to technology in the Star Trek franchise.STAR TREKKISH, adjective.
The amateur astronomy hobby contains words, labels, and technical terms that may seem be a little confusing for both beginners and the more experienced hobbyists. Antonyms for star.
Alternative spelling of star-crossedSTAR CUCUMBER, noun. (film) A method of creating, promoting and exploiting movie stars in cinema, emphasizing on their images rather than acting.STAR TOPOLOGY, noun.
(military) A type of ammunition shell which bursts to release a shower of stars for illuminating enemy positions etc.STAR SIGN, noun. On Earth, the plane of the celestial equator is the basis of the equatorial coordinate system.