temporary star love

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Star.
  • n. a star which appears suddenly, shines for a period, and then nearly or quite disappears. These stars were supposed by some astronomers to be variable stars of long and undetermined periods. More recently, variations star in start intensity are classified more specifically, and this term is now obsolescent. See also nova.

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