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Picard vs Star - What's the difference?

picard | star |

As nouns the difference between picard and star

is that picard is picard (language) while star is star.

As an adjective picard

is picard (from picardy).




  • of, from, or relating to, Picardy
  • Synonyms

    * Picardian (dated)


    (en noun)
  • Someone from Picardy
  • (historical) A member of an Adamite sect of the sixteenth century and earlier, in the Flemish Netherlands and in Bohemia.
  • Synonyms

    * Picardian (dated)

    Proper noun

    (Picard language) (en proper noun)
  • A Romance language closely related to French
  • (surname)
  • * 1920 , American Institute of Mining Engineers, Engineering and mining journal: Volume 110
  • The statements of Mr. Sulman and Mr. Picard , two Minerals Separation engineers, form an interesting comparison
  • * 2003 , Larry Nemecek, The Star Trek The Next Generation Companion: Revised Edition (page 349)
  • Dr. Crusher, using the sample Shinzon provided, confirms that he is a clone of Captain Picard . Furious, Picard wants to know who stole a piece of him.


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    (en noun)
  • Any small luminous dot appearing in the cloudless portion of the night sky, especially with a fixed location relative to other such dots.
  • (star) A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.
  • (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.
  • (acting) An actor in a leading role.
  • An exceptionally talented or famous person, often in a specific field; a celebrity.
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  • Star reporter, leg-man, cub, veteran gray in the trade—one and all they tried to pin the Bat like a caught butterfly to the front page of their respective journals—soon or late each gave up, beaten. He was news——the brief, staccato recital of his career in the morgues of the great dailies grew longer and more incredible each day.
  • (printing) An asterisk ().
  • A symbol used to rate hotels, films, etc. with a higher number of stars denoting better quality.
  • A simple dance, or part of a dance, where a group of four dancers each put their right or left hand in the middle and turn around in a circle. You call them right-hand stars or left-hand stars, depending on the hand which is in the middle.
  • (astrology) A planet supposed to influence one's destiny.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • O malignant and ill-brooding stars .
  • * (Joseph Addison)
  • Blesses his stars , and thinks it luxury.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=5 , passage=But Miss Thorn relieved the situation by laughing aloud,
  • A star-shaped ornament worn on the breast to indicate rank or honour.
  • *
  • On whom / Lavish Honour showered all her stars .
  • A composition of combustible matter used in the heading of rockets, in mines, etc., which, exploding in the air, presents a starlike appearance.
  • Synonyms

    * (astronomy) (abbreviation)

    Derived terms

    * binary star * dwarf star * double star * faxed star * fixed star * giant star * neutron star * quark star * see stars * shooting star * starcraft * star-crossed * stardom * starfish (seastar) * starhood * starlet * starlore * starly * starman * starquake * starry * starry-eyed * starscape * star shell * stars in one's eyes * star system * star trail * superstar




    * German: (l)


  • To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.
  • To mark with a star or asterisk.
  • To set or adorn with stars, or bright, radiating bodies; to bespangle.
  • * Young
  • A sable curtain starred with gold.

    See also

    * astronomy * black hole * galaxy * moon * mullet * planet * red giant


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