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stel·lar

 (stĕl′ər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or consisting of stars.
2.
a. Of or relating to a star performer.
b. Outstanding; principal.

[Late Latin stēllāris, from Latin stēlla, star; see ster- in Indo-European roots.]

stellar

(ˈstɛlə)
adj
1. (Astronomy) of, relating to, involving, or resembling a star or stars
2. of or relating to star entertainers
3. informal outstanding or immense: companies are registering stellar profits.
[C17: from Late Latin stellāris, from Latin stella star]

stel•lar

(ˈstɛl ər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the stars; consisting of stars.
2. like a star, as in brilliance.
3. pertaining to a preeminent performer, athlete, etc.
[1650–60; < Late Latin stellāris < Latin stell(a) star]

stel·lar

(stĕl′ər)
Relating to or consisting of stars: stellar life cycles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stellar - 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"
2.stellar - being or relating to or resembling or emanating from starsstellar - being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars; "an astral body"; "stellar light"
Translations
نَجْمي، كَواكِبي
hvězdný
csillag-
stjörnu-
žvaigždinisžvaigždžių
zvaigžņu-zvaigžņveida-
yıldızlara ait

stellar

[ˈsteləʳ] ADJestelar

stellar

[ˈstɛlər] adjstellaire

stellar

adjstellar

stellar

[ˈstɛləʳ] adj (frm) (also) (fig) → stellare

stellar

(ˈstelə) adjective
of stars. stellar clusters.
References in classic literature ?
Daughter of God and Man, accomplisht EVE, Those have thir course to finish, round the Earth, By morrow Eevning, and from Land to Land In order, though to Nations yet unborn, Ministring light prepar'd, they set and rise; Least total darkness should by Night regaine Her old possession, and extinguish life In Nature and all things, which these soft fires Not only enlighten, but with kindly heate Of various influence foment and warme, Temper or nourish, or in part shed down Thir stellar vertue on all kinds that grow On Earth, made hereby apter to receive Perfection from the Suns more potent Ray.
They were at stellar distances from her present world.
The purest literary talent appears at one time great, at another time small, but character is of a stellar and undiminishable greatness.
The doctor took a stellar observation, and discovered that he was in the latitude of Aghades.
If the observer had then specially directed his attention to one of the more humble and less brilliant of these stellar bodies, a star of the fourth class, that which is arrogantly called the Sun, all the phenomena to which the formation of the Universe is to be ascribed would have been successively fulfilled before his eyes.
In order to eliminate the reference to our perceptions, which introduces an irrelevant psychological suggestion, I will take a different illustration, namely, stellar photography.
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Their innovative R&D team and data recovery consultants have helped Stellar in carving a niche in the data recovery industry.
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