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O star

[ oh stahr ]

noun

  1. a very hot, massive, blue star of spectral type O, having a surface temperature between 30,000 and 50,000 K and an absorption spectrum with few lines, though the Balmer series of hydrogen lines is present and lines of ionized helium are detectable.


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Mistress came running to meet me, and put both arms around my neck, and said: 'O Star, you have saved our darling's life!'

It is a passage conceived in the same spirit as the great chaunt "O Star of France!"

Chorus I. “O star, emerging great, through thy light, thou thyself formest thy own limbs.”

I am aware of your complaints, O star-loving reader—that my description is too meager and too succinct.

The sun, a yellow G-O star, hung hotly just above the towering mountains to the east.

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