any of various grasslike plants having star-shaped flowers or a starlike arrangement of leaves, as the North American plant, Hypoxis hirsuta, of the amaryllis family.
any of various temperate and tropical plants of the amaryllidaceous genus Hypoxis, having long grasslike leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers
verb (used without object), stared, staring. 1. to gaze fixedly and intently, especially with the eyes wide open. 2. to be boldly or obtrusively conspicuous: The bright modern painting stares out at you in the otherwise conservative gallery. 3. (of hair, feathers, etc.) to stand on end; bristle. verb (used with object), stared, staring. 4. […]
noun 1. a shrubby, evergreen vine, Trachelospermum jasminoides, of the dogbane family, native to China, having small clusters of fragrant, white flowers, often cultivated as an ornamental.
adjective, starker, starkest. 1. sheer, utter, downright, or complete: stark madness. 2. harsh, grim, or desolate, as a view, place, etc.: a stark landscape. 3. extremely simple or severe: a stark interior. 4. bluntly or sternly plain; not softened or glamorized: the stark reality of the schedule’s deadline. 5. stiff or rigid in substance, muscles, […]
noun 1. Physics. (often lowercase) the splitting into two or more components of the spectral lines of atoms in an electric field. Stark effect /German ʃtark/ noun 1. the splitting of the lines of a spectrum when the source of light is subjected to a strong electrostatic field, discovered by Johannes Stark (1874–1957) in 1913 […]