Pole star


Pole star
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  • Pole Star — n the Pole Star a star that is almost directly over the North Pole and that can be seen from the northern part of the world …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pole|star — «POHL STAHR», noun. 1. the North Star, a star that is almost directly above the North Pole, and was formerly much used as a guide by sailors. SYNONYM(S): Polaris. 2. a guiding principle; guide. 3. Figurative. the center of attraction, interest,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pole Star — ► NOUN ▪ a fairly bright star located within one degree of the celestial north pole, in the constellation Ursa Minor …   English terms dictionary

  • Pole star — For other uses, see Polestar (disambiguation). North Star redirects here. For other uses, see North Star (disambiguation). A French navisphere : a type of celestial globe formerly used for navigation at sea The term Pole Star usually refers to… …   Wikipedia

  • pole star — noun the brightest star in Ursa Minor; at the end of the handle of the Little Dipper; the northern axis of the earth points toward it • Syn: ↑Polaris, ↑North Star, ↑polar star, ↑polestar • Instance Hypernyms: ↑variable star, ↑variable, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pole Star — /ˈpoʊl sta/ (say pohl stah) noun 1. the star closest to either celestial pole at any particular time, used as a marker of the pole; which star is the Pole Star changes over long periods of time due to the earth s precession. 2. Also, North Star.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • pole star — noun a) The star nearest a celestial pole of a planet. Polaris is currently (long term) the Pole Star of our blue planet Earth. b) A guide or guiding prin …   Wiktionary

  • Pole Star — noun the Pole Star a star that is almost directly over the North Pole and that can be seen from the northern part of the world …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pole star — /ˈpoʊl sta/ (say pohl stah) noun a guiding principle. {from Pole Star} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pole Star — noun The star nearest to Earths axis when extended above the North Pole: currently Polaris, formerly . Syn: North Star …   Wiktionary

  • pole star — North Star, star above the North Pole …   English contemporary dictionary

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