Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of stargaze.
  • n. The act of gazing at the stars; astronomy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or practice of observing the stars with attention; contemplation of the stars as connected with astrology or astronomy.
  • n. Hence, absent-mindedness; abstraction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to the observation and study of the stars.
  • n. Attentive observation and study of the stars; astrology or astronomy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. observation of the stars

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Examples

  • In the evenings I led groups in 'stargazing;' and one morning each week I led a ten-mile canoe trip through the

    Robert C. Richardson - Autobiography

  • Not only is the spa cuisine amazing, but they like their guests to indulge in southwestern style stargazing, which is something that they offer in their outdoor barn pool, where you can look at the Big Dipper while you ` re doing the backstroke.

    CNN Transcript Feb 16, 2006

  • Though oddly it works pretty well, if you tie it in with "stargazing" from last episode.

    Pretty, Fizzy Paradise

  • We also offer guided ATV trail rides and weddings and special events such as stargazing parties, corporate retreats, family reunions and fundraisers.

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  • "stargazing" or "spacegazing" to describe their music, within moments of settling into the club, it was pretty obvious that no tag, no matter how cleverly coined, would supplant the

    offBeat

  • Little wonder that the number of “burners” adorning the sidewalks along the Walk of Fame is now roughly equal to the number of natural stars visible to the naked eye in most parts of the world where light pollution only minimally interferes with stargazing.

    The English Is Coming!

  • Fafhrd is distracted with stargazing while Mouser is preoccupied by the smallest things - distractions that could spell their doom as doppelganger assassins are sent to kill them.

    REVIEW: Fritz Leiber: Selected Stories edited by Charles N. Brown and Jonathan Strahan

  • Like his stargazing colleagues everywhere, Butler speaks in a language that can often seem mysterious and impregnable—throwing out references to laws of physics, categories of stars and planets, and modes of measurement that are foreign to the uninitiated.

    First Contact

  • • A photograph used to illustrate an article about stargazing was wrongly captioned as showing "a meteor storm over Stonehenge".

    Corrections and clarifications

  • Until that one glorious day when you spotted another couple stargazing into each other's eyes and kissing from across the street.

    Couple Busting

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