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Variant of lodestar.
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1. a star that shows the way.
3. something that serves as a guide or on which the attention is fixed.
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|Noun||1.||loadstar - guiding star; a star that is used as a reference point in navigation or astronomy|
star - (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
|2.||loadstar - something that serves as a model or guide|
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