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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 from WordNet
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