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Definition of "stars" []

  • A short high-pitched sound, a sequence of which can act as a time signal, esp on radio (noun)
  • A radar blip (noun)
  • A spot or single device, such as a spade, diamond, heart, or club on a playing card (noun)
  • Any of the spots on dice or dominoes (noun)
  • The emblem worn on the shoulder by junior officers in the British Army, indicating their rank (noun)
  • To chirp; peep (verb)
  • To pierce (the shell of its egg) while hatching (verb)
  • To make a short high-pitched sound (verb)
  • Plural form of star. (noun)

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  • Outer space. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of star. (verb)

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Use "stars" in a sentence
  • "More striking to the general observer than the ordinary variable stars are the _temporary stars_ which on rare occasions suddenly make their appearance in the heavens."
  • "What I am now engaged on is the monograph of the _principal_ Southern Nebulæ, the object of which is to put on record every ascertainable particular of their actual appearance and the stars visible in them, so as to satisfy future observers whether _new stars_ have appeared, or changes taken place in the nebulosity."
  • "Alan, in response to Ted's question, the stars in galaxies * give off light* and nebulae are illuminated by the * light of millions/billions of stars*."