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star (n.)

古英语 steorra “星”, 来自于原日耳曼语 *sternan- (也是古撒克逊语 sterro, 古弗里斯兰语 stera, 荷兰语 ster, 古高德语 sterro, 德语 Stern, 古北欧语 stjarna, 瑞典语 stjerna, 丹麦语 stierne, 哥特语 stairno) 的来源. 这是从PIE根 *ster- (2) “星”.

占星学意义上的“行星和黄道十二宫对人类事务的影响” 是从13世纪中叶开始记载的, 因此“人的命运如星辰所示” (17世纪; star-crossed “命运多舛” 出自《罗密欧与朱丽叶》, 1592年).) 意为“主演” 的是1824年的. star turn 是来自1898年. 星星作为酒店, 餐馆等的质量等级, 从1886年开始被证明, 最初是在Baedecker指南中. 贴星作为对优秀学生的奖励, 记载于20世纪70年代. 铜星作为警徽的记载是1859年(纽约市). Star-cluster 是从1870年开始. 至 see stars 当一个人的头被重击是1839年.

star (v.)

1590年代, “贴上星星或星号”, 出自 star (n.). 1718年起为“用星星镶嵌”. 意为“表演主角” (演员, 歌手等的), 出自1824年. 体育意义是从1916年开始的. 相关链接: Starred; starring.

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Definitions of star
1
star (n.)
(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior;
star (n.)
someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field;
Synonyms: ace / adept / champion / sensation / maven / mavin / virtuoso / genius / hotshot / superstar / whiz / whizz / wizard / wiz
star (n.)
any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night;
star (n.)
an actor who plays a principal role;
Synonyms: principal / lead
star (n.)
a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem;
star (n.)
a performer who receives prominent billing;
Synonyms: headliner
star (n.)
a star-shaped character * used in printing;
Synonyms: asterisk
star (n.)
the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub;
Synonyms: star topology
2
star (v.)
feature as the star;
The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man
star (v.)
be the star in a performance;
star (v.)
mark with an asterisk;
Linguists star unacceptable sentences
Synonyms: asterisk
3
star (adj.)
indicating the most important performer or role;
a star figure skater
the starring role
Synonyms: leading / prima / starring / stellar
From wordnet.princeton.edu