Translation of star in Spanish:

star

astro, n.

Pronunciation /stɑː//stɑr/

noun

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    Astrology Astronomy
    (astral body)
    astro masculine
    (visible in the sky at night) estrella feminine
    the morning star el lucero del alba / de la mañana
    • it's (written) in the stars está escrito
    • what do the stars foretell today? ¿qué dicen los astros para hoy?
    • to be born under a lucky/an unlucky star nacer con buena/mala estrella
    • But he visits one website and his declining star goes super nova.
    • In the early 1800s William Herschel counted stars in different directions.
    • The planet, more than twice the size of Jupiter, orbits two stars, a pulsar and a white dwarf that linked together about a billion years ago.
    • Apart from the sun, our own star, the nearest star to us is Proxima Centauri, 4.2 light years away.
    • This new heat supply causes the outer layers of the star to expand and cool, and the star becomes a red giant, or a red supergiant if it is very massive.
    • The red star below the saucepan is ‘Betelgeuse’ and is a supergiant star about 320 light years distant.
    • No-one could escape the influence of the stars, he was alleged to be telling them, and it was therefore as well to know one's own future from a chart-reading.
    • Later, astronomers further scrutinized this star with the Hubble Space Telescope.
    • Most neutron stars are created when a large star dies as a supernova.
    • Cavalcanti berated the philosopher for giving so much consideration to the influence of the stars.
    • This is an easy way to differentiate Mars or Saturn from the stars at night.
    • Previous attempts to measure a neutron star's redshift focused on a star with an enormous magnetic field.
    • A stellar-mass black hole forms when a heavy star collapses under its own weight in a supernova explosion.
    • So it's incredible to think that millions of people from housewives to world leaders rely on the stars to determine their fortune, financial or otherwise.
    • Castor's skill with horses is said to be shared by those born under the influence of the star.
    • So next time you go out at night to watch the stars with a group of friends and you have to share the only telescope, be patient.
    • Similarly Sirius, the most luminous star in all the heavens, actually has a faint companion.
    • The Sun will then continue its life as a red giant star, but not for long.
    • Luminous stars flecked the black night sky like fireflies.
    • Many planets have been found revolving around stars outside the Solar System.
    • Astronomers know little about the strength of stellar winds around young stars and red dwarfs.
    • This was done by using Hubble to peer halfway across the universe to find ancient exploding stars called supernovae.
    • The group of astronomers studied a sample of 74 red supergiant stars in the Milky Way.
    • But Tarenghi is most thrilled about the observations of pulsating stars known as Cepheid variables.
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    (symbol) estrella feminine
    (asterisk) asterisco masculine
    the Star of David la estrella de David
    • a four-star hotel un hotel de cuatro estrellas
    • two-/four-star petrol nafta normal/súper
    • If you're planning to take the kids with you, Emirates has to be the choice because it rated five stars for assisting parents with children.
    • The Government has announced it is scrapping the star ratings system for NHS services and is considering a replacement.
    • If I had not tasted Sainsbury's, I would have awarded this five stars.
    • Why is there a star next to some users' names on the active users lists?
    • The star ratings were awarded after all trusts were assessed against key targets from April 2003 to March 2004.
    • Making a best and worst film list for the year is a task some critics love and I've usually avoided, for the same reason that I avoid giving ratings or stars.
    • Hence four stars, not five, for otherwise this is a terrific performance by the London Symphony Orchestra on its own label.
    • Mr Skelton said the star ratings did not reflect the continuing hard work and commitment of staff.
    • We would like to go further next year and get four or five stars if we can.
    • Gucci's Rush, which he gave five stars, smelt like ‘an infant's breath mixed with his mother's hair spray’.
    • One of the problems with the star ratings is that the margin of failure needs only to be quite small for vital stars to be lost.
    • The project received one star, in a system where no stars indicates poor and three excellent.
    • A children's sun spray from Nivea claimed a UVA star rating of three, yet the tests found it was two.
    • The star ratings, launched this year by the Department of Health, cover all councils in England with social services responsibilities.
    • Two stars indicate sites that really must be visited; one star designates sites that should not be missed if you are in the area.
    • Wiltshire Ambulance has been awarded no stars in NHS performance ratings for two consecutive years after failing to meet response time targets.
    • He is the only man to have been awarded five stars on the Hollywood Walk of fame and this collection is a worthy testament to his singing talents.
    • The car scored five stars in the Euro NCAP crash tests.
    • Local authorities can receive up to three stars - indicating excellent - for their performance.
    • I wonder to what heights a restaurant must climb in order for A A Gill to award it five stars?
    • Overall, four and a half stars out of five for this performance.
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    (celebrity)
    estrella feminine
    she became a star overnight se convirtió en una estrella / alcanzó el estrellato de la noche a la mañana
    • a movie star una estrella de cine
    • before noun star attraction atracción estelar / especial
    • star performance actuación estelar
    • his star pupil su alumno estrella
    • she's got star quality tiene madera de estrella
    • star role papel estelar
    • star witness testigo principal
    • Sport stars are big news these days, and not always for how they perform on the pitch, the track, the arena or in the pool or the ring.
    • Oldfield was the biggest star of an emerging sport struggling to gain a foothold of legitimacy.
    • He's a famous star, sees a big picture of himself as the limo drives him to his hotel, an ad of his pushing some kind of liquor.
    • The tennis star lost her U.S. Open quarter-final match against after the umpire appeared to make three erroneous calls that went against her.
    • The man you saw on the screen was a down-to-earth, likeable guy who just happened to be a TV star.
    • Plus in the Democratic race, Bill Bradley gets a political assist from the biggest star in professional sports.
    • Well, former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco has said some of the biggest stars in his sport used steroids.
    • Ask them who their heroes are and they will all be ephemeral figures - stars of sport and pop music.
    • In fact, they've issued subpoenas to some of the sport's biggest stars.
    • Bob was enabled and allowed to pursue this kind of destructive behaviour because he was a minor TV star.
    • In America, women players are genuine stars and the sport is far more established.
    • Ordinary Mayo sportspeople turned into sports stars of the same quality as Roy Keane or Eddie Irvine.
    • Principally, though, Save The Last Dance importantly heralded the arrival of Julia Stiles as an actress with genuine star quality.
    • Simon Cowell is the music mogul who has become a bigger star than the pop idols he helped create.
    • Sports stars can be incredibly talented, innovative and breathtaking, but they're not geniuses.
    • Pop and sports stars will get the message out on radio and TV, and schools are being asked to sign up to an anti-bullying Charter for Action.
    • He persuaded a number of former TV child stars to play cameo roles in the movie.
    • A crude, funny novel about a Texas football player who becomes a star in the Big Apple.
    • The leading aviators became as famous as sports stars and Hollywood actors.
    • Then, of course, he became the biggest rap star on the planet.

transitive verb

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    Television Cinema Theatre
    the famous film which starred Bogart and Bergman la famosa película que tuvo como protagonistas a Bogart y Bergman
    • '2005', starring Mike Kirnon '2005', con (la actuación estelar de) Mike Kirnon
    • Dennis Lehane's Mystic River was made into a film starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon and Laura Linney.
    • While in New York, he bumped into David Rubinoff, the playwright responsible for Stuck, a one-man show starring Sean Power that Zotter had seen and loved in Toronto.
    • I've never actually seen a movie or television show starring Amanda Bynes, but a little Web search reveals that the teenager has been busy.
    • The Bachchans appeared on the big screen after a gap of 20 years when they starred in record-breaking film Kabhi Kushi Kabhie Gham in 2001.
    • Premiering at the Public Theatre last summer, the play originally starred Jeffrey Wright as Lincoln and Don Cheadle as Booth.
    • Eventually he found work with the BBC and in 1998 his first major work, a comedy drama called The Theory of Flight, was made into a film starring Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter.
    • Christopher Plummer starred in the title role, for which he won a Tony Award as Best Actor in a Musical.
    • Manuel Puig's thought-provoking play was adapted for the Oscar-winning film starring William Hurt and Raul Julia.
    • One of the alleged victims is the indigenous actor Tommy Lewis, who later starred in the Australian film The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith.
    • Martin's previous works include Mary Reilly, a reworking of the Jekyll and Hyde story from the perspective of a housemaid, which was made into a 1996 film starring Julia Roberts.
    • Two years later it was made into a Hollywood film starring Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Anjelica Huston, Shirley MacLaine and Daryl Hannah.
    • I'm one of three rappers starring in the film Rap Dreams, directed by Kevin Epps.
    • In 1986, she starred in the title role in Trevor Nunn's film Lady Jane, about the ill-fated nine-day queen, Lady Jane Grey.
    • The actress starred in more than 50 movies over the course of her 11-year career.
    • The play starring Anna Manahan and Des Keogh is a much-loved favourite not only in the county but internationally and was recently nominated for an outer critic circle award in New York.
    • The actor has also starred in TV shows Two Pints of Larger and a Packet of Crisps, and Paradise Heights.
    • It is a literary event that crowns his trilogy of epic books about America culminating in The Human Stain (poorly adapted last year as a film starring Nicole Kidman and Anthony Hopkins).
    • The actor starred in Yes Minister and the follow-up comedy Yes Prime Minister with the late Nigel Hawthorne and the late Paul Eddington during the 1980s.
    • The Glenrothes-born actor has also starred in films such as Mission Impossible II and Ripley's Game.
    • She is well qualified for the role, having already starred in the ABC-TV biopic The Audrey Hepburn Story.
    • Louis Begley is perhaps currently best known as the author of About Schmidt, the novel from which the recent acclaimed film starring Jack Nicholson was adapted.
    • He has appeared in soaps and cable movies and, on the back of his role in Friends, starred in the sci-fi remake Lost In Space and the family comedy Ed.
    • Richmal Crompton's famous stories of high-spirited tearaway William Brown were first adapted for television in a 1951 BBC play starring Robert Sandford.
    • Hashmi has starred in a dozen films since his 2003 debut role.
    • Eighties pop-lit sensation Jay McInerney penned the novel -, which was made into a film starring Michael J. Fox in 1988.
    • Adapted by Simon Moore the gripping play will star Helen Norton as Annie Wilkes and Jonathan Ryan as Paul Sheldon.
    • Richard has also played various roles on stage and even starred in a short film shot on location in Laois.
    • Pickwick first ran in 1963 in London's West End when Sir Harry Secombe starred in the title role.
    • Generations of school pupils have studied the American tale of injustice and prejudice in Depression-era Alabama while the 1962 film starring Gregory Peck is an enduring classic.
    • Outside the Pacific Rim, however, the majority of films with women starring in action roles have died a sad death at the box office.
    • The play originally starred John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson, and was a huge success.
    • The calendar, which has raised £1 million for Leukaemia Research, went on to be made into a block-busting film starring Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
    • The actress has starred in films such as Something About Mary, Vanilla Sky and last year's epic Gangs of New York and is one of Tinseltown's hottest stars.
    • When I was 4, I went backstage at a play starring Tony Robinson.
    • Freaky Friday doesn't bring anything new to the genre - it's a remake of a 1976 film starring Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster - but gets by on sparky performances from its leads.
    • Sidney Lumet's unforgettable film starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb is a celluloid classic, a whodunit in which we never see the crime, the victim or the accused.
    • Some of the actors starred in the society's first play, the Greek tragedy ‘Agamemnon’ held back in December.
    • This is the actress who, in 1956 at the wee age of 10, starred in the lead role of The Bad Seed - now widely regarded as a major landmark in the horror genre.
    • He began his career in Shakespearean stage roles, then starred in David Lynch's Dune, Blue Velvet and, perhaps most famously, Twin Peaks.
    • The Walsall-born actor has starred in numerous hit shows including Babyfather, Silent Witness and Cutting It.
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    (mark)
    (items/passage) marcar con un asterisco
    • Hotels in France are regulated and starred according to price, so rates are posted up front, helping to avoid the price-comparison and guessing game you often have to play in the States.
    • Items are starred according to their relative importance and whether the committee is recommended to approve the action or policy, or to provide comment.

intransitive verb

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    she has starred in several films ha protagonizado varias películas