Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. sterre, AS. steorra,; akin to OFries. stera, OS. sterro, D. ster, OHG. sterno, sterro, G. stern, Icel. stjarna, Sw. stjerna, Dan. stierne, Goth. staírnō, Armor. & Corn. steren, L. stella, Gr. 'asth`r 'a`stron, Skr. star,; perhaps from a root meaning, to scatter, Skr. stṛ, L. sternere,cf. Stratum), and originally applied to the stars as being strewn over the sky, or as being scatterers or spreaders of light. √296. Cf. Aster Asteroid Constellation Disaster Stellar
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. steorra; Ger. stern, L. stella (for sterula), Gr. astēr.
This added William Faversham to the ranks, and thus another star possibility came under the sway of the Star-Maker.
"Charles Frohman: Manager and Man" by Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
Shall we say, Behold this star spinneth round that star, and this other star with a tail goeth and cometh in so many years!
"Myths and Marvels of Astronomy" by Richard A. Proctor
It was the east branch of Star Brook, the inlet to Star Pond.
"The Flaming Jewel" by Robert W. Chambers
The firelight threw weird shadows about them, but above the stars shone calmly on, quietly reassuring.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
In the fresh morning dawn, in the rosy air gleams a great Star, the brightest Star of the morning.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
From this earthly life we are transported to a higher, intenser, ampler life among the stars.
"The Heart of Nature" by Francis Younghusband
Brighter it was than any star in our skies; brighter than the evening star at its brightest.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
From star to bright star, from one end of the universe to the other.
"Starman's Quest" by Robert Silverberg
The Sun is a type G star and all I'll do is look for a type G star.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
I have spoken of 61 Cygni as a flying star, but there is another which goes still quicker, a faint star, 1830 in Groombridge's Catalogue.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
Beauty was that
Far vanished flame,
Call it a star
Wanting better name.
"A Star" by Patrick Kavanagh
Night, night, 'tis night. The moon drifts low above us,
And all its gold is tangled in the stream:
Love, love, my love, and all the stars, that love us,
The stars smile down and every star's a dream.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part II" by Madison Julius Cawein
There’s a song in the air! There’s a star in the sky!
There’s a mother’s deep prayer And a baby’s low cry!
And the star rains its fire while the beautiful sing,
For the manger of Bethlehem cradles a King!
"A Christmas Carol" by Josiah Gilbert Holland
Oh, was it like the young pale twilight star
that quietly breaks on the vacant sky,
is sudden there and perfect while you watch,
and, though you watch, you have not seen it dawn,
the star that only waited and awoke?
"The Happiest Girl in the World" by Augusta Davies Webster
No stars, no stars again! Oh woe! again
Night drowns me in its darkness and its gloom,
And I must crouch amidst the wind and rain,
Without one hope-gleam lightening my pain;
All things are leagued to darken down my doom.
"Star In The East" by Walter Richard Cassels
He comes with Western winds, with evening's wandering airs,
With that clear dusk of heaven that brings the thickest stars:
Winds take a pensive tone, and stars a tender fire,
And visions rise, and change, that kill me with desire.
"The Prisoner" by Emily Jane Bronte
Gong Li, one of China's biggest stars, will star in the China-U.
For a whole generation, "Star Trek" has always been on the air in some incarnation -- until UPN canceled "Star Trek.
According to Gooding, the auction company that was offering the car, it played a starring role in Gable 's famed relationship with Hollywood beauty Carole Lombard, one of America's biggest stars at the time.
Bass star James Genus will play with the Hampton Roads Jazz All Stars.
Gong Li, one of China's biggest stars, will star in the China-U.
She's already a movie star, singer, Emmy-winning Glee co-star, healthy chef (and Mario Batali BFF), Goop guru, and mother of Apple.
Former TSU hoops star hopes to be Stars hired gunner .
The newly discovered planet is depicted in this artist's conception, showing the host star as part of a triple-star system.
OGDEN — Outfielder Jeremy Rathjen was announced as the Ogden's only Pioneer League All-Star on Saturday, but the Raptors have been playing like a team of all-stars for the past two weeks.
'Star Wars' ' brightest star Harrison Ford is "open to the idea" of bringing Han Solo back for the recently announced "Star Wars.
' Haywire ' could turn MMA star Gina Carano into a movie star.
MTV, Ian Spanier Photography / AP Photo This undated image released by MTV shows "Jersey Shore" star Jenni "JWOWW" Farley in Seaside Heights, N.J. Is she engaged like her "Snooki and JWoww" co-star.
In my February 2010 column, I introduced you to Hind 's Crimson Star, also known by the variable star designation R Leporis.
Figures it'd take a trip through a black hole to get a "Star Wars" character to pop up in the "Star Trek" universe.
Enlarge Star-Ledger Entertainment Desk "The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco, left, tweeted some fun shots of herself while vacationing in the Caribbean.
Maeder & Meynet 1994). A third diﬃculty of the standard models as far as WR stars were concerned was that there were relatively too many WC stars with respect to WN stars predicted (see the review by Massey 2003).
Stellar evolution with rotation X: Wolf-Rayet star populations at solar metallicity
The picture of the empirical instability strip that emerges from our results is that of a pure strip in which no nonvariable stars are found, a conclusion that supports our claim that ZZ Ceti stars represent a phase through which all DA stars must evolve.
On the Purity of the ZZ Ceti Instability Strip: Discovery of More Pulsating DA White Dwarfs on the Basis of Optical Spectroscopy
T Tauri stars are divided into classical T Tauri stars (CTTs) and weak T Tauri stars (WTTs) largely on the basis of their Hα emission.
Evidence for high accretion-rates in Weak-Line T Tauri stars?
To determine the reliability of these distance estimates, we have run the complete sample of 140 stars used to generate the ﬁts back through the relations (not all stars have all colors, so 140 exceeds the total number of stars used in each ﬁt, as listed in Table 3).
The Solar Neighborhood X: New Nearby Stars in the Southern Sky and Accurate Photometric Distance Estimates for Red Dwarfs
For the purpose of comparison, 3 type H stars (red continuum), 2 type U stars (unusual spectrum) and 1 type F star (featureless) are also included.
On the difference between type E and A OH/IR stars