Share this entry
multiple star Line breaks: mul|tiple star

Definition of multiple star in English:


A group of stars very close together as seen from the earth, especially one whose members are in fact close together and rotate around a common centre.
Example sentences
  • It transpires that in this region of our galaxy, binary and multiple star systems are more common than singletons like our Sun.
  • They're systems of multiple stars so far from Earth that to the naked eye, each system appears to be a single entity.
  • Most stars are actually binary or multiple stars.
Definition of multiple star in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources