a blue to white star, as Altair, Sirius, or Vega, having a surface temperature between 7500 and 10,000 K and an absorption spectrum dominated by Balmer-series lines of hydrogen.
- Compare spectral type.
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How to use A star in a sentence
And the other not-such-a-star witness was a convicted drug dealer who from jail apparently growled revenge at Big Rog.Where Were the Doctors to Testify at Roger Clemens’s Perjury Trial? | Kent Sepkowitz | June 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Dream-of-a-Star is forever vanished, save for the moment I write here—save for the moment you read here.The Way of the Gods | John Luther Long