starlike

[stahr-lahyk]
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adjective

of the shape of or like a star.
shining like a star.
Also star-shaped. Mathematics. (of a set with respect to a point) having the property that the line segment connecting a given point and any other point in a region lies completely within the region.

Nearby words

  1. starkey,
  2. starkly,
  3. starkville,
  4. starlet,
  5. starlight,
  6. starling,
  7. starling's curve,
  8. starling's hypothesis,
  9. starling's law,
  10. starlit

Origin of starlike

First recorded in 1585–95; star + -like

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