What does STELLAR mean?

Definitions for STELLAR
ˈstɛl ərstel·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leading(p), prima(p), star(p), starring(p), stellar(a)adjective

    indicating the most important performer or role

    "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance"

  2. stellar, astraladjective

    being or relating to or resembling or emanating from stars

    "an astral body"; "stellar light"


  1. stellaradjective

    Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of stars.

  2. stellaradjective


  3. stellaradjective

    Exceptional; wonderful.

    The actress gave a stellar performance.

  4. Etymology: From stellaris.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. STELLARadjective

    Astral; relating to the stars.

    Etymology: from stella.

    In part shed down
    Their stellar virtue, on all kinds that grow
    On earth; made hereby apter to receive
    Perfection from the sun’s more potent ray. John Milton.

    Salt dissolved, upon fixation, returns to its affected cubes, and regular figures of minerals, as the hexagonal of chrystal, and stellar figure of the stone asteria. Joseph Glanvill.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stellaradjective

    alt. of Stellary

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stellar is ranked #77264 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stellar surname appeared 248 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Stellar.

    94.3% or 234 total occurrences were White.
    2.4% or 6 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STELLAR in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STELLAR in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of STELLAR in a Sentence

  1. Wynn Jacobson-Galán:

    I am most excited by all of the new' unknowns' that have been unlocked by this discovery, detecting more events like SN 2020tlf will dramatically impact how we define the final months of stellar evolution, uniting observers and theorists in the quest to solve the mystery on how massive stars spend the final moments of their lives.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    The question before us is not whether Donald Trump could recall an American ambassador with a stellar reputation for fighting corruption in Ukraine, but why would Donald Trump want to ? the powers of the presidency are immense, but they are not absolute and can not be used for a corrupt purpose.

  3. David Axelrod:

    Anything that changes the subject is good news. It's been a rough stretch for him. It is a chance for him both to fulfill a promise and do something that unifies his caucus and gives him a win, this is a propitious time to be talking about Supreme Court. If the current court does as we expect and guts Roe vs. Wade in the spring, this could be a motivating factor for voters on the Democratic side, particularly women, particularly in the suburbs, which will be important. And having a stellar nominee who impresses joining the bench after June could be part of that mix.

  4. Sir Arthur Eddington:

    We are bits of stellar matter that got cold by accident, bits of a star gone wrong.

  5. Alex Filippenko:

    This is the best known case for this interesting category of supernovae that is in between the mass range for the exploding white dwarf and the iron core of a massive star that collapses and then rebounds and leads to an explosion, the so-called core-collapse supernovae, this study significantly increases our understanding of the final stages of stellar evolution.

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