Associations to the word «Stellar»


STELLAR, adjective. (astronomy) (notcomp) Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of stars.
STELLAR, adjective. Heavenly.
STELLAR, adjective. Exceptional; wonderful.
STELLAR DAY, noun. (astronomy) rotational period of Earth; the time in which Earth rotates exactly 360 degrees around its axis, measured relative to the stars (about 23 hours, 56 minutes, 4 seconds)
STELLAR DISK, noun. The flat part of a spiral galaxy around the central bulge
STELLAR DISKS, noun. Plural of stellar disk
STELLAR NURSERY, noun. (astronomy) An area of outer space within a dense nebula in which gas and dust are contracting, resulting in the formation of new stars.
STELLAR WIND, noun. (astronomy) The equivalent of solar wind associated with a star other than the Sun.
STELLAR WINDS, noun. Plural of stellar wind

Dictionary definition

STELLAR, adjective. 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".
STELLAR, adjective. Being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars; "an astral body"; "stellar light".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats