Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of star.
  • n. Outer space.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of star.

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Story of 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.

    Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville

  • 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*.

    Cosmic Log

  • Gidleigh Park, the west of England restaurant where chef Michael Caines holds two Michelin stars, is the U. K.'s finest, beating the Fat Duck, in a ...

    The U.K.'s 100 Best Restaurants

  • Gidleigh Park, the west of England restaurant where chef Michael Caines holds two Michelin stars, is the U.K.

    The U.K.'s 100 Best Restaurants

  • Gidleigh Park, the west of England restaurant where chef Michael Caines holds two Michelin stars, is the U. K.'s finest, beating the Fat Duck, in a new ranking of the Top 100 establishments, published today.

    The U.K.'s 100 Best Restaurants

  • And here's the thing about Hollywood: while the name stars get a lot of attention, the reality is that line workers in the television industry, from the people working the cameras to those delivering the food, are part of one of the last union town bastions.

    Nathan Newman: How the Googlization of Television Will Destroy High Wage, Union Hollywood

  • Experimental measurements of the cross section of hundreds of nuclear reactions and their conversion into stellar reaction rates are essential if nucleosynthesis in stars is to be quantitatively confirmed.

    William A. Fowler - Autobiography

  • The title stars a hardened man named Shank who's executing a blood-soaked revenge mission in a stylized, 2D, comic book-like world where big guns, blades, and other body-shredding weaponry dissect baddies.

    AppScout

  • Donatella Botti respectively, the title stars actresses Monica Bellucci and Ksenia Rappoport and the soundtrack is composed by

    Cineuropa

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  • Definitely! One of my fondest memories from my SciFi days. Also, though it's got nothing to do with Alfred Bester's books, I recommend The Veils of Azlaroc by Fred Saberhagen. Unusual and thought provoking. See (a somewhat jaundiced) review at: http://www.i-reports.info/b/B199201.html

    October 14, 2007

  • I've been meaning to read that book, do you recommend it?

    October 13, 2007

  • My name is Gully Foyle
    And Terra is my nation,
    Deep Space my dwelling place,
    The stars my destination

    From The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester.

    October 13, 2007