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star

 (stär)
n.
1.
a. A celestial body that generates light and other radiant energy and consists of a mass of gas held together by its own gravity in which the energy generated by nuclear reactions in the interior is balanced by the outflow of energy to the surface, and the inward-directed gravitational forces are balanced by the outward-directed gas and radiation pressures.
b. Any of the celestial bodies visible at night from Earth as relatively stationary, usually twinkling points of light.
c. Something regarded as resembling such a celestial body.
2. A graphic design having five or more radiating points, often used as a symbol of rank or merit.
3.
a. An artistic performer or athlete whose leading role or superior performance is acknowledged.
b. One who is highly celebrated in a field or profession.
4.
a. An asterisk (*).
b. The star key on a telephone: For customer service, press star.
5. A white spot on the forehead of a horse.
6. A planet or constellation of the zodiac believed in astrology to influence personal destiny.
7. stars The future; destiny. Often used with the.
adj.
1. Outstanding or famous, especially in performing something: a star researcher; a star figure skater.
2. Of or relating to a star or stars.
v. starred, star·ring, stars
v.tr.
1.
a. To ornament with stars.
b. To award or mark with a star for excellence.
2. To mark with an asterisk.
3. To present or feature (a performer) in a leading role.
v.intr.
1. To play the leading role in a theatrical or film production.
2. To do an outstanding job; perform excellently.
Idioms:
have stars in (one's) eyes
To be dazzled or enraptured, as with romantic love.
see stars
To experience bright, flashing sensations, as from a blow to the head.

[Middle English sterre, from Old English steorra; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]

star

(stɑː)
n
1. (Astronomy) any of a vast number of celestial objects that are visible in the clear night sky as points of light
2. (Astronomy)
a. a hot gaseous mass, such as the sun, that radiates energy, esp as light and infrared radiation, usually derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior, and in some cases as ultraviolet, radio waves, and X-rays. The surface temperature can range from about 2100 to 40 000°C. See also Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, giant star, white dwarf, neutron star, black hole
b. (as modifier): a star catalogue. astralsiderealstellar
3. (Astrology) astrology
a. a celestial body, esp a planet, supposed to influence events, personalities, etc
b. (plural) another name for horoscope1
4. (Heraldry) an emblem shaped like a conventionalized star, usually with five or more points, often used as a symbol of rank, an award, etc
5. (Zoology) a small white blaze on the forehead of an animal, esp a horse
6. (Jewellery) Also called: star facet any of the eight triangular facets cut in the crown of a brilliant
7.
a. a distinguished or glamorous celebrity, often from the entertainment world
b. (as modifier): star quality.
8. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another word for asterisk
9. (often capital) a type of keelboat, designed to be crewed by two people
10. prison slang a convict serving his first prison sentence
11. see stars to see or seem to see bright moving pinpoints of light, as from a blow on the head, increased blood pressure, etc
vb, stars, starring or starred
12. (tr) to mark or decorate with a star or stars
13. to feature or be featured as a star: 'Greed' starred Erich von Stroheim; Olivier starred in 'Hamlet'.
[Old English steorra; related to Old Frisian stēra, Old Norse stjarna, German Stern, Latin stella]
ˈstarless adj
ˈstarˌlike adj

star

(stɑr)

n., adj., v. starred, star•ring. n.
1. any of the various types of hot, gaseous, self-luminous celestial bodies, as the sun or Polaris, whose energy is derived from nuclear-fusion reactions.
2. any celestial body, except the moon, that appears as a fixed point of light in the night sky: the evening star.
3. Usu., stars. a heavenly body, esp. a planet, regarded as an astrological influence on human affairs.
4. one's fortune or success in relation to advancement or decline: Your star will rise someday.
5. a conventionalized figure usu. having five or six points radiating from or disposed about a center.
6. this figure used as an ornament, badge, mark of excellence, etc.
7.
a. a prominent actor, singer, or the like, esp. one who plays the leading role in a production.
b. a gifted or highly celebrated person in some art, profession, or field.
8. an asterisk.
9.
a. the asterism in a crystal or a gemstone, as in a star sapphire.
b. a crystal or a gemstone having such asterism.
10.
a. a gold or bronze star worn on the ribbon of a naval decoration to represent an additional award of the same decoration.
b. a silver star worn in place of five gold or bronze stars.
11. a white spot on the forehead of a horse.
adj.
12. celebrated, prominent, or distinguished; preeminent: a star reporter.
13. of or pertaining to a star or stars.
v.t.
14. to set with or as if with stars; spangle.
15. to feature as a star: an old movie starring Rudolph Valentino.
16. to mark with a star or asterisk, as for special notice.
v.i.
17. to shine as a star; be brilliant or prominent.
18. (of a performer) to appear as a star.
Idioms:
see stars, to appear to see brilliant streaks of light before the eyes, as from a severe blow to the head.
[before 900; Middle English sterre, OE steorra, c. Old Frisian stēr, Old High German, Old Saxon sterra; akin to Old High German sterno, Old Norse stjarna, Gothic stairno, Latin stella, Greek astḗr]
star′less, adj.
star′like`,

adj.
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star

(stär)
1. A celestial body that produces its own light and consists of a mass of gas held together by its own gravity. Nuclear fusion in the core of a star is the source of its energy.
2. Any of the celestial bodies visible at night from the Earth as relatively stationary, usually twinkling points of light, including binary and multiple stars.

star


Past participle: starred
Gerund: starring

Imperative
star
star
Present
I star
you star
he/she/it stars
we star
you star
they star
Preterite
I starred
you starred
he/she/it starred
we starred
you starred
they starred
Present Continuous
I am starring
you are starring
he/she/it is starring
we are starring
you are starring
they are starring
Present Perfect
I have starred
you have starred
he/she/it has starred
we have starred
you have starred
they have starred
Past Continuous
I was starring
you were starring
he/she/it was starring
we were starring
you were starring
they were starring
Past Perfect
I had starred
you had starred
he/she/it had starred
we had starred
you had starred
they had starred
Future
I will star
you will star
he/she/it will star
we will star
you will star
they will star
Future Perfect
I will have starred
you will have starred
he/she/it will have starred
we will have starred
you will have starred
they will have starred
Future Continuous
I will be starring
you will be starring
he/she/it will be starring
we will be starring
you will be starring
they will be starring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been starring
you have been starring
he/she/it has been starring
we have been starring
you have been starring
they have been starring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been starring
you will have been starring
he/she/it will have been starring
we will have been starring
you will have been starring
they will have been starring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been starring
you had been starring
he/she/it had been starring
we had been starring
you had been starring
they had been starring
Conditional
I would star
you would star
he/she/it would star
we would star
you would star
they would star
Past Conditional
I would have starred
you would have starred
he/she/it would have starred
we would have starred
you would have starred
they would have starred

star

An object that is maintained by its own gravity and shines due to the radiant energy produced by the nuclear fusion at its core.

Star

In the period from 1903 to 1928, there were several companies in the U.S. and at least one in Great Britain that made “Star” automobiles. The most successful was the Star from the Durant Motor Company in Lansing, MI.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.star - (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
extragalactic nebula, galaxy - (astronomy) a collection of star systems; any of the billions of systems each having many stars and nebulae and dust; "`extragalactic nebula' is a former name for `galaxy'"
binary, binary star, double star - a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
celestial body, heavenly body - natural objects visible in the sky
constellation - a configuration of stars as seen from the earth
fixed star - any star in the Ptolemaic theory of planetary motion
giant star, giant - a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
loadstar, lodestar - guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy
multiple star - a system of three or more stars associated by gravity
neutron star - a star that has collapsed under its own gravity; it is composed of neutrons
nova - a star that ejects some of its material in the form of a cloud and become more luminous in the process
red dwarf, red dwarf star - a small, old, relatively cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter
red giant, red giant star - a large, old, luminous star; has a relatively low surface temperature and a diameter large relative to the sun
sun - any star around which a planetary system revolves
supergiant - an extremely bright star of very large diameter and low density
supernova - a star that explodes and becomes extremely luminous in the process
variable star, variable - a star that varies noticeably in brightness
white dwarf, white dwarf star - a faint star of enormous density
2.star - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any fieldstar - someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
track star - a star runner
3.star - any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night
celestial body, heavenly body - natural objects visible in the sky
starlet - a small star
4.star - an actor who plays a principal role
actor, histrion, thespian, role player, player - a theatrical performer
co-star - one of two actors who are given equal status as stars in a play or film
film star, movie star - a star who plays leading roles in the cinema
matinee idol, idol - someone who is adored blindly and excessively
television star, TV star - a star in a television show
5.star - a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem
plane figure, two-dimensional figure - a two-dimensional shape
hexagram - a regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
asterism - (mineralogy) a star-shaped figure with six rays that is seen in some crystal structures under reflected or transmitted light
pentacle, pentagram, pentangle - a star with 5 points; formed by 5 straight lines between the vertices of a pentagon and enclosing another pentagon
6.star - a performer who receives prominent billing
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
7.star - a star-shaped character * used in printingstar - a star-shaped character * used in printing
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
8.star - the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
network topology, topology - the configuration of a communication network
Verb1.star - feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man"
feature, have - have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France"
co-star - feature as the co-star in a performance
2.star - be the star in a performance
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
perform, do, execute - carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance"
co-star - be the co-star in a performance
3.star - mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences"
mark - make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
Adj.1.star - indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"
major - of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways"

star

noun
1. heavenly body, sun, celestial body The nights were pure with cold air and lit with stars.
2. celebrity, big name, celeb (informal), megastar (informal), name, draw, idol, luminary Not all football stars are ill-behaved louts.
3. leading man or lady, lead, hero or heroine, principal, main attraction She could play opposite the other star of the film.
plural noun
1. horoscope, forecast, astrological chart There was nothing in my stars to say I'd have problems.
verb
1. play the lead, appear, feature, perform He's starred in dozens of films.
adjective
Related words
adjectives astral, sidereal, stellar
fear siderophobia

Stars and constellations

Stars  Aldebaran, Betelgeuse or Betelgeux, Polaris, the Pole Star, or the North Star, Sirius, the Dog Star, Canicula, or Sothis, the Sun
ConstellationsLatin nameEnglish name
AndromedaAndromeda
AntilaAir Pump
ApusBird of Paradise
AquariusWater Bearer
AquilaEagle
AraAltar
AriesRam
AurigaCharioteer
BoötesHerdsman
CaelumChisel
CamelopardalisGiraffe
CancerCrab
Canes VenaticiHunting Dogs
Canis MajorGreat Dog
Canis MinorLittle Dog
CapricornusSea Goat
CarinaKeel
CassiopeiaCassiopeia
CentaurusCentaur
CepheusCepheus
CetusWhale
ChamaeleonChameleon
CircinusCompasses
ColumbaDove
Coma BernicesBernice's Hair
Corona AustralisSouthern Crown
Corona BorealisNorthern Crown
CorvusCrow
CraterCup
CruxSouthern Cross
CygnusSwan
DelphinusDolphin
DoradoSwordfish
DracoDragon
EquuleusLittle Horse
EridanusRiver Eridanus
FornaxFurnace
GeminiTwins
GrusCrane
HerculesHercules
HorologiumClock
HydraSea Serpent
HydrusWater Snake
IndusIndian
LacertaLizard
LeoLion
Leo MinorLittle Lion
LepusHare
LibraScales
LupusWolf
LynxLynx
LyraHarp
MensaTable
MicroscopiumMicroscope
MonocerosUnicorn
MuscaFly
NormaLevel
OctansOctant
OphiuchusSerpent Bearer
OrionOrion
PavoPeacock
PegasusWinged Horse
PerseusPerseus
PhoenixPhoenix
PictorEasel
PiscesFishes
Piscis AustrinusSouthern Fish
PuppisShip's Stern
PyxisMariner's Compass
ReticulumNet
SagittaArrow
SagittariusArcher
ScorpiusScorpion
SculptorSculptor
ScutumShield
SerpensSerpent
SextansSextant
TaurusBull
TelescopiumTelescope
TriangulumTriangle
Triangulum AustraleSouthern Triangle
TucanaToucan
Ursa MajorGreat Bear (contains the Plough or (U.S.) Big Dipper)
Ursa MinorLittle Bear or (U.S.) Little Dipper
VelaSails
VirgoVirgin
VolansFlying Fish
VulpeculaFox

star

noun
The main performer in a theatrical production:
Translations
نَجْمنَجْم رياضي أو سينمائي أو مَسْرَحييُقَدِّم النَّجْم الفُلانييَقُومُ بِدَورِكَوْكَب
звезда
estelestrella
hvězdahvězdičkaučinkovat v hlavní roliuvést v hlavní rolihlavní
stjernevære stjerne ihave hovedrollenhave i hovedrollen
stelostelulinostelulo
täht
ستاره
tähtiasteriskiesiintyä tähtenä elokuvassaesittääpääosa
zvijezdaigrati glavnu ulogu
sztárcsillagfõszerep: a fõszerepbenfõszerepet játszik
bintang
stjarnafastastjarnahafa sem aîalleikaraleika aîalhlutverk í
スター主演する
인기 배우주연하다
astrumstella
žvaigždėžvaigždėtasžvaigždžių lygisžvaigždžių šviesaatlikti pagrindinį vaidmenį
zvaigznezvaigznīterādīt galvenajā lomāslavenībatēlot galveno lomu
stea
hviezdahrať hlavnú úlohu
zvezdazvezdicazvezdnikigrati glavno vlogo
звезда
stjärnaspela huvudrollen i
เป็นดารานำแสดงคนที่มีชื่อเสียงในด้านใดด้านหนึ่งดาว
yıldızyıldız koymakbaş rolde ... oynamakbaş rolü oynamakstar
đóng vai chínhngôi sao

star

[stɑːʳ]
A. N
1. (Astron) → estrella f, astro m
the Stars and Stripes (US) → las barras y las estrellas
the Stars and Bars (US) (Hist) → la bandera de los estados confederados
to have stars in one's eyesestar ilusionado
to see starsver (las) estrellas
it's written in the starsestá escrito (en las estrellas)
to be born under a lucky starnacer con estrella
to believe in one's lucky starcreer en su buena estrella
you can thank your lucky stars that ...da gracias que ...
2. (= film star, sports star, etc) → estrella f
the star of the team was Greenla figura más destacada del equipo fue Green
3. (Typ) → asterisco m
4. stars (= horoscope) → horóscopo m
B. VT
1. (= adorn with stars) → estrellar, adornar con estrellas, sembrar de estrellas; (= mark with star) → señalar con asterisco
2. (Cine etc) → presentar como estrella
a film starring Greta Garbouna película con Greta Garbo en el papel principal
C. VI (Cine etc) → tener el papel principal
the three films in which James Dean starredlas tres películas que protagonizó James Dean
D. CPDestrella, estelar
star attraction Natracción f principal
star grass Nazucena f
Star of David Nestrella f de David
star of Bethlehem N (Bot) → leche f de gallina, matacandiles m
star player Nestrella f
star prize Ngran premio m, primer premio m
star role Npapel m estelar
star screwdriver Ndestornillador m de estrella
star shell Ncohete m luminoso, bengala f
star sign Nsigno m del Zodíaco
star turn N = star attraction "Star Wars" N (Cine) → "Guerra f de las Galaxias"

star

[ˈstɑːr]
n
(in the sky)étoile f
(= shape) → étoile f
(in rating system)étoile f
4-star hotel → hôtel m 4 étoiles
2-star petrol (British)essence f ordinaire
4-star petrol (British)super m
(= celebrity) → vedette f, star f
He's a TV star → C'est une vedette de la télé. guest star
modif
(= best) [performance, performer, player, pupil] → vedette
(= celebrity) [lifestyle, image, potential, quality] → de star
viêtre la vedette
to star in sth → être la vedette de qch
vt
[movie] → avoir pour vedette
The film stars Glenda Jackson → Le film a pour vedette Glenda Jackson.
"starring Johnny Depp" → "avec Johnny Depp"
stars npl (= horoscope) → horoscope mstar attraction nattraction f vedette

star

n
Stern m; (= asterisk, Sch) → Sternchen nt; Star of DavidDavidsstern m; the Stars and Stripesdas Sternenbanner; to be born under a lucky starunter einem glücklichen Stern geboren sein; you can thank your lucky stars that …Sie können von Glück sagen, dass …; it’s (all) in the starses steht (alles) in den Sternen; to see starsSterne sehen; to have stars in one’s eyessich (dat)optimistische Hoffnungen machen; a three-star general (US, Mil) → ein Dreisternegeneral m
(= person)Star m
adj attrHaupt-; star attractionHauptattraktion f; star performer/playerStar m
vt
(= mark with stars)mit einem Stern/mit Sternen versehen; (fig, = scatter) → übersäen
(Film etc) to star somebody (film) → jdn in der Hauptrolle zeigen; a film starring Greta Garboein Film mit Greta Garbo (in der Hauptrolle); starring …in der Hauptrolle/den Hauptrollen
vi (Film etc) → die Hauptrolle spielen or haben

star

:
star billing
n to get starauf Plakaten groß herausgestellt werden
starboard
nSteuerbord nt; to star (direction) → (nach) Steuerbord; (place) → (in) Steuerbord
adjSteuerbord-; star sideSteuerbordseite f
adv(nach) Steuerbord
star boat
n (Naut) → Starboot nt
starburst
n (liter)Sternregen m

star

:
starfish
nSeestern m
stargazer
n (hum inf)Sterngucker(in) m(f) (hum inf)

star

:
starlit
adj sky, nightstern(en)klar; woods, hillsvon Sternen beschienen
star part
nHauptrolle f
star prize
n (in competition) → Hauptpreis m

star

:
star shell
nLeuchtkugel f, → Leuchtgeschoss nt
star sign
nSternzeichen nt
star-spangled
adj (liter) skystern(en)übersät (liter)
star-spangled banner
n The Star-spangled Bannerdas Sternenbanner
starstruck
adjüberwältigt; (= fascinated by famous names)starbegeistert
star-studded
adj
(liter) nightsternenklar, voller Sterne; skysternenklar, sternenübersät (liter)
(fig) star cast/audienceStarbesetzung f/-publikum nt
star system
n
(Astron) → Sternsystem nt
(Film) the star Engagement bekannter Schauspieler, um den Erfolg durchschnittlicher Filme zu garantieren

star

[stɑːʳ]
1. n
a. (gen) → stella (Mil) → stelletta (Typ) → asterisco
four-star hotel → albergo a quattro stelle
3-star petrol (Brit) → benzina normale
4-star petrol (Brit) → (benzina) super f
born under a lucky star → nato/a sotto una buona stella
the stars (horoscope) → le stelle
you can thank your lucky stars that ... → puoi ringraziare la tua buona stella che...+ sub
to see stars (fig) → vedere le stelle
b. (celebrity) → divo/a; (actress only) → stella
2. vt (Cine) → essere interpretato/a da
a film starring Greta Garbo → un film con Greta Garbo
3. vi (Cine) to star in a filmessere il (or la) protagonista di un film
he starred as Othello → ha interpretato il ruolo di Otello

star

(staː) noun
1. the fixed bodies in the sky, which are really distant suns. The Sun is a star, and the Earth is one of its planets.
2. any of the bodies in the sky appearing as points of light. The sky was full of stars.
3. an object, shape or figure with a number of pointed rays, usually five or six, often used as a means of marking quality etc. The teacher stuck a gold star on the child's neat exercise book; a four-star hotel.
4. a leading actor or actress or other well-known performer eg in sport etc. a film/television star; a football star; (also adjective) She has had many star rôles in films.
verbpast tense, past participle starred
1. to play a leading role in a play, film etc. She has starred in two recent films.
2. (of a film etc) to have (a certain actor etc) as its leading performer. The film starred Elvis Presley.
ˈstardom noun
the state of being a famous performer. to achieve stardom.
ˈstarry adjective
full of or shining like stars. a starry night; starry eyes.
ˈstarfish noun
a type of small sea creature with five points as arms.

ˈstarfruit

a juicy, yellow, oblong, tropical fruit, which, when cut across, is start-shaped.
ˈstarlight noun
the light from the stars.
ˈstarlit adjective
bright with stars. a starlit night.
star turn
the most successful or spectacular performance or item (in a show etc). The acrobats were the star turn of the evening.
see stars
to see flashes of light as a result of a hard blow on the head.
thank one's lucky stars
to be grateful for one's good luck.

star

نـَجْم, يَقُومُ بِدَورِ hvězda, učinkovat v hlavní roli stjerne, være stjerne i die Hauptrolle spielen, Star, Stern αστέρι, άστρο, πρωταγωνιστώ, σταρ estrella, protagonizar esiintyä tähtenä elokuvassa, tähti étoile, jouer, star igrati glavnu ulogu, zvijezda divo, essere il protagonista, stella スター, 主演する, 星, 인기 배우, 주연하다 hoofdrol hebben, ster spille hovedrollen, stjerne gwiazda, gwiazdka, wystąpić w głównej roli astro de cinema, estrela, estrela de cinema, estrelar, representar o papel principal звезда, играть главную роль spela huvudrollen i, stjärna เป็นดารานำแสดง, คนที่มีชื่อเสียงในด้านใดด้านหนึ่ง, ดาว yıldız, yıldız koymak đóng vai chính, ngôi sao 主演, 明星, , 星形

star

n. estrella;
___ of Lifesímbolo de vida.
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But neither bent the knee, for the young bridegroom replied in a tone that startled all listeners as the mask fell, disclosing the noble face of Ferdinand Devereux, the artist lover, and leaning on the breast where now flashed the star of an English earl was the lovely Viola, radiant with joy and beauty.
Damon named a certain comic moving picture star in whose horse-play Mr.
She knew a dog who had a star on his collar for every badger he had killed.
His eye, alone, which glistened like a fiery star amid lowering clouds, was to be seen in its state of native wildness.
The wavering reflection of a silver star in the bosom of the brook told him that he was not mistaken.
I had one white foot and a pretty white star on my forehead.
At length, perchance, the immaterial heaven will appear as much higher to the American mind, and the intimations that star it as much brighter.
The princess Nerovens de Morganore was missing, and two of her ladies in waiting: namely, Miss Angela Bohun, and the Demoiselle Elaine Courtemains, the former of these two being a young black sow with a white star in her forehead, and the latter a brown one with thin legs and a slight limp in the forward shank on the starboard side -- a couple of the tryingest blis- ters to drive that I ever saw.
for he is the charmingest horse, and so beautiful and shiny and black, and hasn't another color on him anywhere, except a white star in his forehead, not just an imitation star, but a real one, with four points, shaped exactly like a star that's hand-made, and if you should cover him all up but his star you would know him anywhere, even in Jerusalem or Australia, by that.
In the most forlorn and arid and dismal one of all, where the racked and splintered debris was thickest, where the ancient patches of snow lay against the very path, where the winds blew bitterest and the general aspect was mournfulest and dreariest, and furthest from any suggestion of cheer or hope, I found a solitary wee forget-me-not flourishing away, not a droop about it anywhere, but holding its bright blue star up with the prettiest and gallantest air in the world, the only happy spirit, the only smiling thing, in all that grisly desert.
The clear blue of the distance faded, and one star after another came out.
But very early in the morning poor Ogilvy, who had seen the shooting star and who was persuaded that a meteorite lay somewhere on the common between Horsell, Ottershaw, and Woking, rose early with the idea of finding it.