pole star


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pole star

or

polestar

n
a guiding principle, rule, standard, etc

Pole Star

n
(Celestial Objects) the Pole Star the star closest to the N celestial pole at any particular time. At present this is Polaris, but it will eventually be replaced by some other star owing to precession of the earth's axis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pole Star - the brightest star in Ursa Minorpole star - the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it
Little Bear, Ursa Minor - a constellation outside the zodiac that rotates around the North Star
Little Dipper, Dipper - a cluster of seven stars in Ursa Minor; at the end of the dipper's handle is Polaris
Translations
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Pole Star

nstella polare
References in classic literature ?
The fellows there said one steers by the Pole Star, and I looked it up in the celestial atlas, but once out of doors everything gets so mixed--"
Don't talk to me about the Pole Star," interrupted Helen, who was becoming interested.
But, dear one," she said, with such spiritual intensity that her eyes were like pole stars, "it is I who wish it.
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We also hear that the early Egyptians had Alpha ([alpha]) Draconis (Thuban) as their pole star, quite close to the pole around 2800 BC.
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In which constellation is the northern Pole Star Polaris?