adjective 1. of or relating to the stars; consisting of stars. 2. like a star, as in brilliance, shape, etc. 3. pertaining to a preeminent performer, athlete, etc. adjective 1. of, relating to, involving, or resembling a star or stars 2. of or relating to star entertainers 3. (informal) outstanding or immense: companies are registering […]
noun, Astronomy. 1. a sparsely populated group of between 10 and 1000 young stars of similar spectral type and common origin that are moving too fast to form a permanent, gravitationally bound system.
noun, Physics. 1. an experimental plasma-physics device in which magnetic fields confine the plasma within a tube shaped like a figure eight. noun 1. (physics) an apparatus used in research into thermonuclear reactions, consisting of a toroidal vessel designed so that a plasma may be contained within it by a helical magnetic field. The magnetic […]
- Stellar evolution
noun 1. (astronomy) the sequence of changes that occurs in a star as it ages