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giant star


Definitions from WordNet

Noun giant star has 1 sense
  1. giant star, giant - a very bright star of large diameter and low density (relative to the Sun)
    --1 is a kind of star
    --1 has particulars: Arcturus; Capella

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Giant Star


A giant star refers to a massive, luminous celestial object that is typically larger, hotter, and brighter than a regular star. It is usually in a later stage of stellar evolution.


Sense 1:

Noun: A giant star is a term used in astronomy to describe a highly luminous star that has exhausted its core hydrogen fuel and expanded in size.

Example sentence: The giant star Betelgeuse, located in the Orion constellation, is roughly 1,000 times larger than our Sun.

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Sense 2:

Adjective: In the context of science fiction, giant star can describe a fictional celestial body that is significantly larger or more powerful than a regular star.

Example sentence: In the movie, the spaceship was destroyed by a blast from a giant star's supernova explosion.

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Sense 3:

Noun: In mythology or folklore, a giant star can signify a mythical star associated with giants or giant-like beings.

Example sentence: The ancient tale described a constellation formed by giant stars, symbolizing the strength and power of legendary giants.

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