Star vs Pentagram what difference

what is difference between Star and Pentagram

English

Etymology

From Middle English sterre, from Old English steorra (star), from Proto-Germanic *sternô, *sternǭ (star), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (star). Doublet of aster.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /stɑː(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: stär, IPA(key): /stɑɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)

Noun

star (plural stars)

  1. Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.
  2. (astronomy) A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.
  3. (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.
  4. (acting) An actor in a leading role.
  5. An exceptionally talented or famous person, often in a specific field; a celebrity.
  6. (printing) An asterisk (*).
  7. A symbol used to rate hotels, films, etc. with a higher number of stars denoting better quality.
  8. A simple dance, or part of a dance, where a group of four dancers each put their right or left hand in the middle and turn around in a circle. You call them right-hand stars or left-hand stars, depending on the hand which is in the middle.
  9. (astrology) A planet supposed to influence one’s destiny.
    • Men bless their stars and call it luxury.
  10. A star-shaped ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honour.
  11. A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.

Synonyms

  • aster (obsolete)
  • (astronomy): * (abbreviation), sun

Hypernyms

  • (astronomy): celestial body

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

  • estoile
  • étoile
  • stella

Descendants

  • French: star
  • German: Star
  • Italian: star

Translations

See star/translations § Noun.

See also

  • Thesaurus:star

Verb

star (third-person singular simple present stars, present participle starring, simple past and past participle starred)

  1. (intransitive) To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.
  2. (transitive) To feature (a performer or a headliner), especially in a movie or an entertainment program.
  3. (transitive) To mark with a star or asterisk.
  4. (transitive) To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle.
  5. (intransitive) To shine like a star.

Synonyms

  • (to mark with an asterisk): asterisk

Translations

See also

  • astronomy
  • black hole
  • galaxy
  • moon
  • mullet
  • planet
  • red giant

Anagrams

  • ‘rats, RAST, RATs, RTAs, TSRA, arts, arts., rats, sart, tars, tsar

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch star, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *staraz.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑr

Adjective

star (comparative starder, superlative starst)

  1. stiff, frozen
  2. rigid

Inflection

Related terms

  • halsstarrig

French

Etymology

From English star.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /staʁ/

Noun

star f (plural stars)

  1. star (celebrity)
    Elle est devenue star. – she’s become a star.

Derived terms

  • stariser

Further reading

  • “star” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • arts, rats, tsar

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English star.

Noun

star f (invariable)

  1. star (celebrity)

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic سِتار(sitār).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /staːr/
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Noun

star m (plural stari)

  1. veil
    Synonym: (commoner) velu

Mirandese

Etymology

From Latin stāre.

Verb

star

  1. to be (indicates a temporary state)

See also

  • ser

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

star m (definite singular staren, indefinite plural starar, definite plural starane)

  1. alternative form of stare

Noun

star m (definite singular staren, indefinite plural starar, definite plural starane)

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by stær

Portuguese

Verb

star (first-person singular present indicative stou, past participle stado)

  1. Obsolete spelling of estar

Sabir

Etymology

From Italian stare (to be).

Verb

star

  1. to be

References

  • Feissat et Demonchy, Dictionnaire de la Langue Franque, ou Petit Mauresque

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stâr/

Adjective

stȁr (definite stȃrī, comparative stàrijī, Cyrillic spelling ста̏р)

  1. old

Declension

Derived terms

  • prastar

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /stár/

Adjective

stȁr (comparative starȇjši, superlative nȁjstarȇjši)

  1. old, aged

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Antonyms

  • mlad

Derived terms

  • prestàr

Further reading

  • star”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Venetian

Etymology

From Latin stāre, present active infinitive of stō. Compare Italian stare

Verb

star

  1. (transitive) To stay or remain
  2. (transitive) To live (somewhere)

Conjugation

  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.



English

Alternative forms

  • pentagramme (rare, archaic)

Etymology

From Ancient Greek πεντάγραμμον (pentágrammon), noun form of the adjectives πεντάγραμμος (pentágrammos) and πεντέγραμμος (pentégrammos, five-lined, having five lines). Equivalent to penta- + gram.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: pen‧ta‧gram

Noun

pentagram (plural pentagrams)

  1. The shape of a five-pointed star constructed of five intersecting lines meeting at the vertices, such that a central pentagon and five surrounding isosceles triangles are formed; often with magical connotations; a 5/2 (or 5/3) star polygon.
    • 1871, W. J. C. Miller (editor), Mathematical Questions and Solutions, Volume XV, page 47,
      Prove that the circles so belonging to the 6 pentagrams formed by 6 lines meet in a point, and so on; the series of theorems being interminable.

Synonyms

  • pentacle
  • pentalpha
  • pentangle

Holonyms

  • pentacle

Related terms

  • pentagon
  • hexagon
  • hexagram

Translations


Danish

Noun

pentagram n (singular definite pentagrammet, plural indefinite pentagrammer)

  1. pentagram

Declension

Synonyms

  • drudefod c

Swedish

Noun

pentagram n

  1. pentagram

Declension

Anagrams

  • matpengar

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