Definition of Stardust

1. Noun. A dreamy romantic or sentimental quality.

Generic synonyms: Romance, Romanticism



Definition of Stardust

1. Proper noun. A spacecraft designed to investigate the makeup of comets ¹

2. Noun. Particles of matter that fall from the stars down to Earth; often used idiomatically to suggest a fanciful or dreamlike quality. ¹

3. Noun. (informal astronomy) A distant cluster of stars, resembling a cloud, the individual stars of which cannot be resolved. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stardust

1. a romantic quality [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stardust

starchitects
starchitecture
starchitectures
starchless
starchlike
starchly
starchness
starchwort
starchy
starcraft
starcrossed
stardate
stardates
stardom
stardoms
stardust (current term)
stardusts
stare
stare daggers
stare decisis
stare down
stare someone in the face
stareater
stared
stared down
staredown
staredowns
staree
starees
starer

Literary usage of Stardust

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1. Using Market Mechanisms to Manage Fisheries: Smoothing the Path by Bertrand Le Gallic (2006)
"The case of stardust shrimp fisheries in Suruga Bay Overview of the fishery ... stardust shrimp fisheries target swarms in shallow water during the night. ..."

2. The Island of Elcadar: A Pilgrimage in Novel-Land by Icarus de Plume (1921)
"... Chapter XIII stardust HAROLD was alone on the beach. Reclining on his elbow with his chin resting in his hand, he watched the breakers tumble shoreward ..."

3. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"The shootdown of Colonel Arnold's flight, call sign "stardust 40," was ... In fact, only four months prior to the loss of stardust 40, FEAF had lost five of ..."

4. Midsize Facilities: The Infrastructure for Materials Research by Bpa, National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"Unlike the Apollo missions that returned rocks to the laboratory, stardust will return just micrograms of dust in the form of several thousand individual ..."

5. Yucatan by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"The Novelo has the same owner as the stardust, below, and guests can use ... The stardust boasts a huge central pool framed by picturesque coconut palms. ..."

6. Exploring Organic Environments in the Solar System by National Research Council (U.S.) (2007)
"stardust. The stardust spacecraft was launched by NASA in 1999 and successful encountered the nucleus of ... Meanwhile, the stardust spacecraft (minus its ..."

7. Sri Lanka by Elke Frey, Gerhard Lemmer, Jayanthi Namasivayam (2001)
"Restaurant stardust, good local and European cuisine. ... TAXI: You can arrange to have the stardust Hotel send a taxi for you. ..."

8. Adventure Guide to Yucatan, Cancun and Cozumel by Bruce Concord, June Concord (2003)
"The Novelo has the same owner as the stardust, below, and guests can use ... The stardust boasts a huge central pool framed by picturesque coconut palms. ..."

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