from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a class of highly luminous, exceptionally massive stars.
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- n. A star that has stopped fusing hydrogen in its core and as a result has grown much larger and brighter.
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- n. a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
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