Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A projection of part or all of the heavens, showing the fixed stars as they appear from the earth.

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Examples

  • I place the transparent scale on this star-map, revolving the scale on the North Pole.

    Chapter 10

  • Beneath a lantern, the dome is covered with Mr. Canning's turquoise-and-gold star-map, which recalls the Virgin's turquoise mantel and the stars that adorned it when she appeared to the indigenous Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1531.

    A Return to Grace

  • Beneath a lantern, the dome is covered with Mr. Canning's turquoise-and-gold star-map, which recalls the Virgin's turquoise mantel and the stars that adorned it when she appeared to the indigenous Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1531.

    A Return to Grace

  • Beneath a lantern, the dome is covered with Mr. Canning's turquoise-and-gold star-map, which recalls the Virgin's turquoise mantel and the stars that adorned it when she appeared to the indigenous Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1531.

    A Return to Grace

  • Beneath a lantern, the dome is covered with Mr. Canning's turquoise-and-gold star-map, which recalls the Virgin's turquoise mantel and the stars that adorned it when she appeared to the indigenous Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1531.

    A Return to Grace

  • As far as they were able to determine from orbit, every-thing was exactly as it had been described on the star-map.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • As far as they were able to determine from orbit, every-thing was exactly as it had been described on the star-map.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • 'I never thought the day would come,' groused the latter, scowling at the star-map over which the navigators pored.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • As far as they were able to determine from orbit, every-thing was exactly as it had been described on the star-map.

    Tar Aiym Krang

  • He entered the big oval room, lighted from overhead by the great star-map in the ceiling, and crossed to his desk, with the viewscreens and reading screens and communications screens around it, and as he sat down, he cursed angrily, first at Harv Dorflay and then, after a moment's reflection, at himself.

    Ministry of Disturbance

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