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star

(star),
Any stellate or star-shaped structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula.
[A.S. steorra]

STAR

Abbreviation for:
Scandinavian Total Ankle Replacement
Short-Term Assessment and Rehabilitation team 
signal transduction and activation of RNA
Special Targeted, Abbreviated Review
Specialty Training and Advanced Research
staged abdominal repair
Staphylokinase Recombinant Trial
Start Talking About Recovery
steroidogenic acute regulatory protein 
Study of Tamoxifen and Raloxifene
Systems Test for Alternative Reimbursement

STAR

Oncology A 5-yr clinical study–Study of Tamoxifen And Raloxifene–to determine whether raloxifene helps prevent breast CA in ♀ and whether it has any benefits over tamoxifen–Nolvadex. See MORE, Raloxifene, Tamoxifen.

star

(stahr)
Any stellate structure.
See also: aster, astrosphere, stella, stellula
[A.S. steorra]

STAR,

n an acronym used in osteopathic medicine that represents “sensitivity,” “tissue texture change,” “asymmetry,” and “range of motion reduced.” STAR prompts practitioners to remember the indications of somatic dysfunction, including those associated with myofascial trigger points.

STAR

see cornell STAR accelerated lambing system.

star

a color marking in a horse's coat consisting of a white spot in the center of the forehead; just a few white hairs is sometimes called a flame.
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It is not easy to wade through an overwhelming plurality of alternative possibilities, to wander under a starless sky over ground forever shifting under our feet.
The film ends moments later, with Chieko and her father embracing in the starless Tokyo night.
It is starless memory that returns to re-speak its anguish:
The night is starless as she works to push open the heavy steel door.
Drawing on Aristotle's cosmology and Ptolemaic astronomy, Ibn Sina views the universe as consisting of nine concentric spheres contiguously nested, one within the other, from the lowest sphere of the moon to the outermost starless sphere.
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But not like this, chuntering through heavy traffic in the starless night, at lordknows- what O'clock.
The crew of the Canadian navy ship, HMCS Calgary, gazes into the eerie, hushed sand starless night, which is rhythmically interrupted by the thundering sound of the warship crushing through the waters.
Suggesting the urgency of a manifesto, the surface of New Madrid is puckered and congealed into rippling orbs the color of a starless sky and the consistency of tar.
I think the two morning-line favorites are correct top choices, Curlin (7-2) looking like the most talented 3-year-old in a starless race and Street Sense (4-1) the solid horse to beat.
Nevertheless, Swinburne does begin the poem with absences and voids, and we see in descriptions such as the "shadowless waters" and the starless twilight images which are there and yet not there.