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Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again.
Ernst Mach

Meaning of "stellar" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STELLAR

From Late Latin stellāris, from Latin stella star.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STELLAR

stellar  [ˈstɛlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STELLAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stellar is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES STELLAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of stellar in the English dictionary

The first definition of stellar in the dictionary is of, relating to, involving, or resembling a star or stars. Other definition of stellar is of or relating to star entertainers. Stellar is also outstanding or immense.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STELLAR


circumstellar
ˌsɜːkəmˈstɛlə
fenestella
ˌfɛnɪˈstɛlə
foreteller
fɔːˈtɛlə
haustella
hɔːˈstɛlə
interstellar
ˌɪntəˈstɛlə
panatella
ˌpænəˈtɛlə
panetella
ˌpænəˈtɛlə
patella
pəˈtɛlə
patellar
pəˈtɛlə
prepatellar
ˌpriːpəˈtɛlə
rostella
rɒˈstɛlə
rostellar
rɒˈstɛlə
scutella
skjuːˈtɛlə
sitella
sɪˈtɛlə
stella
ˈstɛlə
storyteller
ˈstɔːrɪˌtɛlə
substellar
sʌbˈstɛlə
tarantella
ˌtærənˈtɛlə
teller
ˈtɛlə
toccatella
ˌtɒkəˈtɛlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STELLAR

stell
stella
stellar evolution
stellarator
stellate
stellated
stellately
stellerid
stelleridan
stelliferous
stellified
stellifies
stelliform
stellify
stellion
stellionate
Stellite
stellular
stellularly
stellulate

WORDS THAT END LIKE STELLAR

cellar
cerebellar
coal cellar
columellar
cyclone cellar
dollar
flagellar
glabellar
lamellar
Mackellar
micellar
nucellar
ocellar
salt cellar
saltcellar
scutellar
storm cellar
subcellar
umbellar
varicellar
wine cellar

Synonyms and antonyms of stellar in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «stellar» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STELLAR

Find out the translation of stellar to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stellar from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stellar» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恒星
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estelar
570 millions of speakers

English

stellar
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तारकीय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ممتاز
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

звездная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

estelar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নাক্ষত্রিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

stellaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bintang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stellar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

恒星の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lintang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நட்சத்திர
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तार्यांचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yıldız gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stellare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

gwiezdny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зоряна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

stelar
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αστρική
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sterre
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stellar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stellar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stellar

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STELLAR»

The term «stellar» is very widely used and occupies the 14.562 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STELLAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «stellar» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «stellar» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stellar

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10 QUOTES WITH «STELLAR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stellar.
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Kristen Bell
I don't like staying in hotels. I like to be in my own bed. San Diego as a city is really awesome. The only hard part of it for me is that I'm away from my family and my house. But as far as shooting down there, we get amazing locations, and the crew is really, really stellar down there. They are really fun.
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Frank Black
It more or less has the shape of a love song, but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals, fire, danger of death, stellar navigation, and seasonal intuition.
3
Daniel Breaker
Stevie Wonder's 'Songs in the Key of Life' was on constant shuffle throughout my childhood. I remember my dad playing some stellar Max Roach albums as well.
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Lisa Gansky
RelayRides and WhipCar, AirBnB, Roomorama and One Fine Stay are all stellar examples of how new, access-based offers entice and provoke insurance companies and banks to re-think risk, value, customers and deal terms.
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Edwin Powell Hubble
The great spirals... apparently lie outside our stellar system.
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Lee Kun-hee
With the sincere devotion of our employees, Samsung has achieved stellar performances since its foundation.
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Ernst Mach
Similarly, many a young man, hearing for the first time of the refraction of stellar light, has thought that doubt was cast on the whole of astronomy, whereas nothing is required but an easily effected and unimportant correction to put everything right again.
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Vernon L. Smith
After my stellar first grade academic achievements, I continued to perform well in the city primary schools - except for penmanship, which was not my forte.
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Stacey Snider
The only way the gender divide affected me was the social things the younger guy executives could do with their bosses. I don't know what went on in the clubs, because I didn't go. I made sure my work was stellar, and that compensated for whatever social time we weren't spending together.
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Kathryn Stockett
I have never been more proud of the United States than I am this year. We have elected an African-American president. We have the stellar Michelle Obama setting the standard for American women. I simply cannot say it enough: look how far we've come.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STELLAR»

Discover the use of stellar in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stellar and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis
Donald D. Clayton's Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis remains the standard work on the subject, a popular textbook for students in astronomy and astrophysics and a rich sourcebook for researchers.
Donald D. Clayton, 1968
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An Introduction to the Study of Stellar Structure
In chapters i-iv, Chandrasekhar presents the "classical" background necessary to his argument: the laws of thermodynamics (from Carathéodory's rigorous axiomatic standpoint), adiabatic and polytropic laws, and the work of Ritter, Emden, ...
S. Chandrasekhar, 2012
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An Introduction to the Theory of Stellar Structure and Evolution
The unique feature of this book is the emphasis throughout on the basic physical principles governing stellar evolution. Exercises and their full solutions are included to help students test their understanding.
Dina Prialnik, 2000
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Stellar Spectral Classification
This volume provides both an overview of the field and very detailed notes on individual spectral types. It should be required reading for both the students and the instructor in any graduate-level course on stellar astronomy.
Richard O. Gray, Christopher J. Corbally, 2009
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The Observation and Analysis of Stellar Photospheres
Updated and improved third edition textbook for use on advanced courses on stellar physics.
David F. Gray, 2005
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Introduction to Stellar Winds
The first comprehensive introduction to the observations and theories of stellar winds; a long-awaited graduate textbook, written by two founders of the field.
Henny J. G. L. M. Lamers, Joseph P. Cassinelli, 1999
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Advanced Stellar Astrophysics
This advanced 1998 textbook on stellar astrophysics provides a comprehensive and self-contained introduction for graduate students.
William Kenneth Rose, 1998
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Compact Stellar X-ray Sources
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the astrophysics of compact objects that emit X-rays. Sixteen chapters written by the foremost experts in the field cover the observations and the astrophysical interpretation of these objects.
Walter Lewin, Michiel van der Klis, 2006
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Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics:
This is followed by a full discussion of radiative transfer in a stellar atmosphere, which leads to descriptions of line formation, the spectrum of hydrogen, and spectral analysis.
E. Böhm-Vitense, Erika Böhm-Vitense, 1989
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Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis
An ideal bridging text for astrophysics and physics majors looking to move on from the introductory texts.
Sean G. Ryan, Andrew J. Norton, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STELLAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stellar is used in the context of the following news items.
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NASA Spots Pulsar Blowing A Hole Through Stellar Disk
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was able to detect a rapidly moving pulsar that looks as if it had punched a hole through a stellar ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
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Stellar Basketball Showcase: Scores from Saturday's boys varsity …
Wilson's Jeff Cooper, left, looks to get past Allentown Central Catholic's Aiden Elwood, right, during a game as part of the Stellar "Catch a Rising Star" Basketball ... «lehighvalleylive.com, Jul 15»
3
Stellar Wind Edges 'Tango' in Summertime Oaks
Stellar Wind improved to second, alongside Tara's Tango and Mike Smith, as the leader covered six furlongs in 1:12.27. Tara's Tango put a head in front in the ... «BloodHorse.com, Jun 15»
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REC Solar acquires Stellar Energy
San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based REC Solar has acquired Stellar Energy in an asset purchase agreement with Stellar's parent company, Soligent Holdings. «The Packer, Jun 15»
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Zombie stellar bodies are leaving a celestial mass grave in the Milky …
'However, all these interpretations pose significant challenges to our understanding of stellar evolution, binary formation and cosmic-ray production in the ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Stellar Wind 7-2 Choice for Oaks
Stellar Wind was installed as the 7-2 morning-line favorite when 15 fillies were entered for the May 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. With a ... «BloodHorse.com, Apr 15»
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Spice Stellar 519 With 4G LTE Support Launched at Rs. 8499
Spice has launched its first smartphone with 4G support in India, the Stellar 519. Priced at Rs. 8,499, the smartphone will be available in India via major retail ... «NDTV, Apr 15»
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Stellar Path wins Big A's Plenty of Grace Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) — Stellar Path won her U.S. debut Friday, edging Cushion by a half length to give trainer Christophe Clement a 1-2 finish in the $95,000 Plenty ... «USA TODAY, Apr 15»
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Sun Was A 'Late Bloomer' In Stellar 'Baby Boom': Did This Lead To …
And most of that stellar-mass growth happened within the first 5 billion years of their birth." The study backs up past research that showed Milky Way-like ... «Headlines & Global News, Apr 15»
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Watch: Destiny's Child Reunite to Perform "Say Yes" at the Stellar
Destiny's Child gave a surprise reunion performance at the 2015 Stellar Awards, which was recorded in late March in Las Vegas and finally aired on TV One on ... «Gossip On This, Apr 15»

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