stardust

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star·dust

 (stär′dŭst′)
n.
1. Charm or attractiveness that stems from celebrity and tends to forestall criticism: "The relative unknowns ... bring enough style [to the musical] to make up for any perceived lack of stardust" (Charles Isherwood).
2. A dreamlike, romantic, or uncritical sense of well-being.
3.
a. Dust formed in very hot gasses ejected from stellar atmospheres or in supernova explosions.
b. A cluster of stars too distant to be seen individually, resembling a dimly luminous cloud of dust. Not in scientific use.
c. Minute particles of matter that fall to Earth from the stars. Not in scientific use.
Idiom:
have stardust in (one's) eyes
To be uncritically or unrealistically optimistic.
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stardust

(ˈstɑːˌdʌst)
n
1. (Astronomy) dusty material found between the stars
2. a large number of distant stars appearing to the observer as a cloud of dust
3. a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality or feeling
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star′dust`

or star′ dust`,



n.
1. (not in technical use) a mass of distant stars appearing as tiny particles of dust.
2. a naively romantic quality.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stardust - a dreamy romantic or sentimental quality
romance, romanticism - an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
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Translations

stardust

[ˈstɑːdʌst] N (fig) → encanto m, embeleso m
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stardust

n
(Astron) → Sternnebel m
(= naïvely romantic quality) there was stardust in her eyesin ihrem Blick lag etwas Naiv-Romantisches
(= charisma)Ausstrahlung feines Stars
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