the Pole Star

Definition of the Pole Star

  1. :  a bright star that can be seen in the sky in northern parts of the world when one looks directly toward the north

Word by Word Definitions

poleplay Pole
  1. :  a long slender usually cylindrical object (such as a length of wood)

    :  a shaft which extends from the front axle of a wagon between wheelhorses and by which the wagon is drawn :  tongue

    :  a long staff of wood, metal, or fiberglass used in the pole vault

  1. :  to act upon with a pole

    :  to impel or push with a pole

    :  to propel a boat with a pole

  1. :  either extremity of an axis of a sphere and especially of the earth's axis

    :  either of two related opposites

    :  a point of guidance or attraction

starplay Star
  1. :  a natural luminous body visible in the sky especially at night

    :  a self-luminous gaseous spheroidal celestial body of great mass which produces energy by means of nuclear fusion reactions

    :  a waxing or waning fortune or fame

  1. :  to sprinkle or adorn with stars

    :  to mark with a star as being preeminent

    :  to mark with an asterisk

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a star

    :  of outstanding excellence :  preeminent


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