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Stellar evolution

(astronomy) the sequence of changes that occurs in a star as it ages


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    adjective 1. like the form of a conventionalized figure of a star; star-shaped. adjective 1. resembling a star in shape; radiating from the centre: a stellate arrangement of petals stellate stel·late (stěl’āt’) or stel·lat·ed (-ā’tĭd) adj. Arranged or shaped like a star; radiating from a center.

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