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A star is a massive, luminous sphere of plasma held together by its own gravity. The nearest star to Earth is the Sun, which is the source of most of the planet`s energy. Some other stars are visible from Earth during the night, appearing as a multitude of fixed luminous points due to their immense distance. Historically, the most prominent stars....
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The most common network topology where each node is connected to a central point. Advantageous because if one part of the star is lost the network remains intact.
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• (n.) Specifically, a radiated mark in writing or printing; an asterisk [thus, *]; -- used as a reference to a note, or to fill a blank where something is omitted, etc. • (n.) A person of brilliant and attractive qualities, especially on public occasions, as a distinguished orator, a leading theatrical performer, etc. • (n.) One of ...
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(from the article `publishing, history of`) Later in the century the British press began to adapt to the demand for less exacting reading matter. In 1888 the halfpenny evening Star was launched ... ...transformed into a sex-and-scandal sheet that soon dominated the city`s afternoon market. In 1974 he introduced a national weekly sensati...
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(from the article `telephone and telephone system`) ...The 10 dialing digits (0 through 9) are assigned to specific push buttons, and the buttons are arranged in a grid with four rows and three ...
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(initial) Support Training and Resources. The part of ISD that assists new and existing players in official help channels.
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principal 1 lead noun an actor who plays a principal role
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(Self-Testing And Repairing computer) A device originally designed for use on the planned Grand Tour spacecraft (which eventually evolved into Voyager). STAR was an early scheme for an autonomous computer system that could locate, diagnose, and repair faults. It was designe...
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[automobile] The Star was an automobile marque that was assembled by the Durant Motors Company between 1922 and 1928. Also known as the Star Car, Star was envisioned as a competitor against the Ford Model T. (In the United Kingdom, it was sold as the Rugby, to avoid confusion with the British marque.) ==Production== Like other products of t...
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[board game] Star is a two-player abstract strategy board game developed in by Craige Schensted (now Ea Ea). It was first published in 1983 in Games magazine. It is connection game, related to games such as Hex, Y, Havannah, and TwixT. Unlike these games, however, the result is based a player having a higher final score rather than achievin...
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[Chinese constellation] The Star mansion (星宿, pinyin: Xīng Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the southern mansions of the Vermilion Bird. == Asterisms == ...
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[classification] Stars are often used as symbols for classification purposes. They are used by reviewers for ranking things such as movies, TV shows, restaurants, and hotels. For example, one to five stars is commonly employed to categorize hotels. ==Books and films== ===Books=== In 1915, Edward O`Brien began editing The Best American Short...
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[Extreme song] This article is about the Extreme song. For the David Bowie song, see Star (David Bowie song). `Star` was the first single off Extreme`s fifth studio album Saudades de Rock. It was the band`s first single after the reunion of the band in 2007 after a thirteen-year hiatus. The song was first released to the band`s Myspace page...
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[football badge] In association football, some national and club sides include one or more stars as part of (or beside) the badge (often referred to as a `crest`) appearing on their shirt, to represent important trophies the team has previously won. Often this is a unilateral decision by a team itself, rather than a specific privilege earne...
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[game theory] ==Why * ≠ 0== A combinatorial game has a positive and negative player; which player moves first is left ambiguous. The combinatorial game 0, or { | }, leaves no options and is a second-player win. Likewise, a combinatorial game is won (assuming optimal play) by the second player if and only if its value is 0. Therefore, a ga...
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[graph theory] In graph theory, a star Sk is the complete bipartite graph K1,k: a tree with one internal node and k leaves (but, no internal nodes and k + 1 leaves when k ≤ 1). Alternatively, some authors define Sk to be the tree of order k with maximum diameter 2; in which case a star of k > 2 has k − 1 leaves. A star with 3 edges is c...
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[Greater China] According to the STAR website, their service has more than 300 million-viewers in 53-countries and is watched by approximately 120 million-viewers every day. ==History== STAR TV was originally known as STAR TV Network (STAR TV, Chinese: 衛星電視有限公司 (衛星電視)) by the incorporated on 24 February 1988 with a c...
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[guitar] The star is an avant-garde body shape of solid body electric guitar, particularly favoured for heavy metal music. It blends some features of the Flying V and Gibson Explorer, both of them much older designs. ==Models== ===Jackson=== The earliest known star bodies were built by Jackson Guitars, who produced both through-neck custom ...
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[interbank network] STAR is an interbank network and EFTPOS network in the United States. It is the largest American interbank network, with 2 million ATMs, 134 million cardholders and over 5,700 participating financial institutions. The STAR Network began in 1984 and was acquired by First Data Corporation in 2003. The network is owned and ...
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[magazine] Star is an American celebrity tabloid magazine. ==History== Star was founded by Rupert Murdoch in 1974 as competition to the tabloid National Enquirer with its headquarters in New York City. In the late 1980s it moved its offices to Tarrytown, NY and in 1990 Murdoch sold the magazine to The Enquirer`s parent company American Medi...
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[Murk ] I (Quentin X) have uploaded this image here. Though the picture is subject to copyright, I feel it is covered by the U.S. fair use laws for this page alone because: ...
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[sailboat] The International Star (or Starboat) is a 6.9 m (22.7 ft) one-design racing keelboat for two people. The boat must weigh at least 671 kg (1479.3 lb) with a maximum total sail area of 26.5 m2 (285 ft2). It is sloop-rigged, with a mainsail larger in proportional size than any other boat of its length. Unlike most modern racing boat...
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[software] STAR Reading, STAR Early Literacy and STAR Math are standardized, computer-adaptive assessments created by Renaissance Learning, Inc., for use in K-12 education. Each is a `Tier 2` assessment of a skill (reading practice, math practice, and early literacy, respectively) that can be used any number of times due to item-bank techno...
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[Stellar song] `Star` is New Zealand band Stellar`s ninth single, and their third single from their second album Magic Line. This single is the last of the band`s to have a physical release. The single, though charting for five weeks would only reach a position of #40. The single featured two B-sides, the Sub Mariner Remix of Taken, as well...
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Star (stär) noun [ Middle English sterre , Anglo-Saxon steorra ; akin to OFries. stera , Old Saxon sterro , Dutch ster , Old High German sterno , sterro , German stern , Icelandic stjarna , Swedish stjerna , Danish stierne
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