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(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]
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In a 10-inch scope at moderate power, NGC 6755 is a rich cluster of several dozen faint stars, its dim northern reaches separated from the main mass by a comparatively starless lane.
Ujiri earned respect for his handling of the Carmelo Anthony trade to New York and his ability to assemble a relatively starless roster that still managed to be a formidable foe in the West.
A fresh-faced honesty all its own accompanies every gesture of those younger actors (Jordan, Darren Healy, Elaine Cassidy) playing a more nihilistic and confused generation in thrall to cheap thrills and to the growing chasm between the star-spangled sky on which the play rather tritely closes and their own sorry, starless lives.
After all, the starless intergalactic void that goes by the names space and vacuum is "the greatest enigma that physical science has yet to confront," says Odenwald.
He said: 'For the sake of the Tory Party, if nothing else, I think the long journey through the deserts of the extreme led by Master William Hague and his rather starless camel ...
From the concealed cores of stones, all these starless trees, sky carries dark water from those wildflowers.
His reputation internationally also allows us to target key overseas business and tourism markets, so we are working with the British Council to develop their Starless and Bible Black International Programme of events which will focus on the United States, Canada, Australia, India and Argentina.
"To begin at the beginning: It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and the hunched, courters'-and-rabbits' wood limping down to the sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack, fishingboat-bobbing sea."
I counted only a dozen 14th-magnitude stars overlaying B353, but these would be invisible in a smaller scope, making the nebula appear as a purely starless region.
A year later, along comes another Starless, tap-happy tuner, the $10 million "Thoroughly Modern Millie," which opened on Broadway to a similar reaction from Brantley, who once again let it be known that Broadway could be injurious to your mental health.
Since some dwarf galaxies may be essentially starless, and so all but invisible, the only way to detect them is through their distortion of the images of background objects (SN: 9/29/01, p.
Nowhere is that more true than on Starless and Bible Black which, while it boasted some high-octane rock in the shape of The Great Deceiver, also displayed, on Trio, Mincer and the title track, a form of group improvisation that was far removed from the mindless jamming of the previous Crimson line-up.