stargazer

noun
1. a physicist who studies astronomy
Syn: ↑astronomer, ↑uranologist
Derivationally related forms: ↑stargaze, ↑uranology (for: ↑uranologist)
Topics: ↑astronomy, ↑uranology
Hypernyms: ↑physicist
Hyponyms: ↑astrophysicist, ↑cosmologist
Instance Hyponyms:
Alhazen, ↑Alhacen, ↑al-Haytham, ↑Ibn al-Haytham, ↑Al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham, ↑Anaximander, ↑Aristarchus of Samos, ↑Bessel, ↑Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel, ↑Bowditch, ↑Nathaniel Bowditch, ↑Brahe, ↑Tycho Brahe, ↑Celsius, ↑Anders Celsius, ↑Copernicus, ↑Nicolaus Copernicus, ↑Mikolaj Kopernik, ↑Eddington, ↑Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, ↑Eratosthenes, ↑Galileo, ↑Galileo Galilei, ↑Hale, ↑George Ellery Hale, ↑Hall, ↑Asaph Hall, ↑Halley, ↑Edmond Halley, ↑Edmund Halley, ↑Herschel, ↑William Herschel, ↑Sir William Herschel, ↑Sir Frederick William Herschel, ↑John Herschel, ↑Sir John Herschel, ↑Sir John Frederick William Herschel, ↑Hipparchus, ↑Huggins, ↑Sir William Huggins, ↑Hypatia, ↑Kepler, ↑Johannes Kepler, ↑Johan Kepler, ↑Kuiper, ↑Gerard Kuiper, ↑Gerard Peter Kuiper, ↑Langley, ↑Samuel Pierpoint Langley, ↑Laplace, ↑Marquis de Laplace, ↑Pierre Simon de Laplace, ↑Lovell, ↑Sir Bernard Lovell, ↑Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell, ↑Lowell, ↑Percival Lowell, ↑Mitchell, ↑Maria Mitchell, ↑Muller, ↑Johann Muller, ↑Regiomontanus, ↑Newcomb, ↑Simon Newcomb, ↑Omar Khayyam, ↑Oort, ↑Jan Hendrix Oort, ↑Peirce, ↑Benjamin Peirce, ↑Ptolemy, ↑Claudius Ptolemaeus, ↑Rittenhouse, ↑David Rittenhouse, ↑Russell, ↑Henry Russell, ↑Henry Norris Russell, ↑Schiaparelli, ↑Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli, ↑Shapley, ↑Harlow Shapley, ↑Sitter, ↑Willem de Sitter, ↑Thales, ↑Thales of Miletus, ↑Tombaugh, ↑Clyde Tombaugh, ↑Clyde William Tombaugh
2. someone indifferent to the busy world
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in the Odyssey Homer tells of lotus-eaters who live in dreamy indolence

Syn: ↑lotus-eater
Derivationally related forms: ↑stargaze
Hypernyms: ↑daydreamer, ↑woolgatherer
3. heavy-bodied marine bottom-lurkers with eyes on flattened top of the head
Hypernyms: ↑percoid fish, ↑percoid, ↑percoidean
Member Holonyms: ↑Uranoscopidae, ↑family Uranoscopidae

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  • Stargazer — Star gaz er ( g[=a]z [ e]r), n. 1. One who gazes at the stars; an astrologer; sometimes, in derision or contempt, an astronomer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of spiny rayed marine fishes belonging to {Uranoscopus},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stargazer — ► NOUN informal ▪ an astronomer or astrologer …   English terms dictionary

  • stargazer — [stär′gā΄zər] n. 1. a person who stargazes, as an astrologer or astronomer 2. any of a family (Uranoscopidae) of tropical, marine percoid fishes having eyes at the top of the head and sensory electrical organs behind the eyes …   English World dictionary

  • Stargazer — Taxobox name = Stargazer image width = 250px image caption = Uranoscopus sulphureus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Uranoscopidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Astroscopus… …   Wikipedia

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  • stargazer — UK [ˈstɑː(r)ˌɡeɪzə(r)] / US [ˈstɑrˌɡeɪzər] noun [countable] Word forms stargazer : singular stargazer plural stargazers informal someone who studies the stars Derived word: stargazing noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • stargazer — /stahr gay zeuhr/, n. 1. a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer. 2. a daydreamer. 3. an impractical idealist. 4. any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head. 5. See sand… …   Universalium

  • stargazer — noun Date: 1560 1. one who gazes at the stars: as a. astrologer b. astronomer 2. any of various marine bony fishes (families Uranoscopidae and Dactyloscopidae) with the eyes on top of a blocky or conical head …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stargazer — noun a) One who stargazes. b) A perciform fish in the family Uranoscopidae …   Wiktionary

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