from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A star, such as the sun, having relatively low mass, small size, and average or below average luminosity.

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  • noun astronomy A star that is located in the main sequence in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram; fuses hydrogen into helium in its core.


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