Cepheid


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Ce·phe·id

 (sē′fē-ĭd, sĕf′ē-)
n.
Any of a class of intrinsically variable stars with exceptionally regular periods of light pulsation.

[From Cepheus.]

cepheid

(ˈsɛphiːɪd) astronomy
n
a type of variable star with a regular cycle of variations in luminosity
adj
relating to or resembling a variable star with a regular cycle of variations in luminosity
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