multiple star

noun

Definition of multiple star 

: several stars in close proximity that appear to form a single system

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Rather remarkably, Croatia have multiple stars competing for Europe's elite clubs. SI.com, "Pride and Passion: Croatia's Unrelenting Fighting Spirit Continues to Carry National Hope," 12 July 2018 Teams need multiple stars to win a title against them. Scott Cacciola, Benjamin Hoffman And Marc Stein, New York Times, "Warriors, in Full Dynasty Mode, Sweep Cavaliers in N.B.A. Finals," 9 June 2018 In addition to Discovery, CBS reportedly has multiple Star Trek shows already in development for Kutzman to oversee. Chaim Gartenberg, The Verge, "Star Trek: Discovery showrunner’s new five-year deal could bring Patrick Stewart back to the franchise," 19 June 2018 Producers were left to scramble to find a replacement for Crawford in the two-hander, with multiple stars passing on offers to join the Fox show until Scott engaged. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Lethal Weapon': Damon Wayans Shares Graphic Video Detailing Issues With Ousted Star Clayne Crawford," 14 May 2018 Faughn has not responded to phone calls from multiple Star reporters since Monday. Bryan Lowry, kansascity, "‘Unethical’ actions by Missouri publisher in Greitens case spark press corps debate | The Kansas City Star," 3 May 2018 Depleted by injuries to multiple star players, including rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson, defensive end J.J. Watt and outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus, the Texans led 13-7 at halftime. Aaron Wilson, Houston Chronicle, "Texans cap season filled with injuries and disappointment," 31 Dec. 2017 The Spurs have paired multiple stars throughout their dominant run under coach Gregg Popovich, and no one on the current roster—including LaMarcus Aldridge—looks like a long-term Robin for Leonard. Ben Golliver, SI.com, "The 10 Questions That Will Define the 2017-18 NBA Season," 16 Oct. 2017 Binary stars and systems that contain multiple stars are pretty common in the Milky Way. Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, "Our Sun Probably Grew Up With a Sibling," 21 June 2017

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1786, in the meaning defined above

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