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  • n. Plural form of nonstar.


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  • To find the nonstars, Strauss and Fan looked for the things that fell off the line, the very reddest things, which could either be quasars at high redshifts or, Strauss said, “maybe was just one of the hundredth percent of the gazillon stars for which the software had screwed up.”

    A Grand and Bold Thing

  • But it's tough for nonstars to play star roles: Angela Teek in her Broadway debut as Kay can't fill that star space with her spunky charm.

    Gershwin From Hamptons To Harlem

  • In the 8: 00 hour, nonstars take the stage to share live stories that personalize GOP messages.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: GOP Nominates Dick Cheney for Vice President - August 2, 2000

  • He formed a partial face at what seemed an uncomfortable angle to the rest of his mass, and studied the three nonstars with customary blandness.

    Time's Enemy

  • This so-called omission bias is borne out statistically in several sports, the authors demonstrate, citing umpires who call fewer strikes when the hitter already has two and basketball referees who call fewer loose-ball fouls on star players than on nonstars.

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  • This is how divisions are won -- not in July (the race is a long, long, LONG way from over), but with contributions from stars and nonstars alike. - RSS

  • And team they were - not a consortium of superstars, but a smooth blend of rising stars and nonstars, of rejects and never-beens, modestly compensated by Yankees and Red Sox standards, but hard-working and well-anchored by a staff of awesome starting pitchers, all in their

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  • Ubiquitous discussion possibilities with fans of the same or similar music are greatly appreciated by consumers of nonstars 'music.

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