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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The remnant of a star that has collapsed, having an extremely dense state with no empty space between its atoms, but not reaching the extremely dense state of a neutron star or black hole.

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  • n. A dying star of low or medium mass, more solid and dense but less bright than the sun.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a faint star of enormous density

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